Stalinization


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social process of adopting (or being forced to adopt) the policies and practices of Joseph Stalin

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She also explains, that while Moscow planners remained convinced of the ineluctable victory promised by their ideology, they were also quite practical in their application of lessons learned during their own history, but particularly the recent experience of imposing Stalinization on the countries that fell under their control during two years that the Molotov--Ribbentrop Pact was in effect.
In the moral and material rubble of postwar Europe, however, there was no peace--or at least what precious peace one could find was overshadowed by the outbreak of bloody colonial uprisings in Vietnam and Madagascar, the Stalinization of Eastern Europe, and the ominous threat of World War III and a nuclear holocaust.
It is clear that the brave volunteers were repeatedly and systematically manipulated, and their reputation exploited, by a nexus of commissars whose names very often turn up in the later Stalinization of Eastern Europe.
He acknowledges, for example, that the group seriously misrepresented the Communist party as a monolithic entity that did not tolerate deviation from its political line, although he does not comment on the way in which that misrepresentation legitimated cold war political repression in a kind of mirror image of the very Stalinization deplored by the group.
Not from the new Russia, jittery and vibrant with the ongoing process of perestroika; not from the twilight of old Russia, where Chekhov and Stanislavsky pointed to a new dawn; but fresh from the formative years of the Soviet Union, back on the far side of stagnation, even before Stalinization.
What put her in unconscious conflict with the party line was that she was resisting the economic determinism of Stalinization.
The de - Stalinization campaign, thus instituted, created a freer atmosphere that was quickly reflected in Soviet literature and became known as the thaw after the title of a novel by Ilya Ehrenburg.
Bois work not only fills a long standing gap in the research, but substantially enlarges our knowledge of larger historical questions, such as the Stalinization of the Comintern and the tragic failure of the German labour movement to form a united front against the rise of the Nazi to power in 1933.
Declining productivity in Iraq's farmland is largely a result of soil Stalinization, which is caused by poor drainage.
Nineteen fifty-three is central to this study, but significant chapters are also devoted to the gradual Stalinization of the Soviet Zone and later the GDR prior to 1953 and, in particular, the widespread but ultimately ineffective attempts by Christian Democrats and LDPD members to resist this.
The first gives a wide historiographic context for the Stalinization of Russian history in the 1930s and 1940s (the confirmation of patriotism, the justification of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, and the annexation of the Baltic states, the threat from the east, the 'Great Patriotic War').
Khrushchev personally sanctioned its publication in the Soviet magazine Novy mir, apparently finding its impassive depiction of degradation and suffering useful in his de - Stalinization campaign.
Moreover, there is a manifest tendency in this approach to homogenize the theory and strategy of the Comintern throughout the 1920s as an inevitable descent into Stalinization that gives scant attention to the significant ideological and strategic divisions within, and breaks between, the overlapping periods of the United Front (approx.
Culture Two," meanwhile, is associated with the 1930s; the period during which the Stalinization of Soviet arts and culture culminated in the proclamation of socialist realism as the officially sanctioned style.