EAN-139780253333117   EAN-13 barcode 9780253333117
Product NameThe Great War In Russian Memory (Indiana-Michigan Series In Russian And East European Studies)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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Width1.2 inches    (convert)
Height9 inches    (convert)
Length6 inches    (convert)
Weight24 ounces    (convert)
AuthorKaren Petrone
Page Count408
Long Description

Karen Petrone shatters the notion that World War I was a forgotten war in the Soviet Union. Although never officially commemorated, the Great War was the subject of a lively discourse about religion, heroism, violence, and patriotism during the interwar period. Using memoirs, literature, films, military histories, and archival materials, Petrone reconstructs Soviet ideas regarding the motivations for fighting, the justification for killing, the nature of the enemy, and the qualities of a hero. She reveals how some of these ideas undermined Soviet notions of military honor and patriotism while others reinforced them. As the political culture changed and war with Germany loomed during the Stalinist 1930s, internationalist voices were silenced and a nationalist view of Russian military heroism and patriotism prevailed.

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