The Great War in Russian Memory.
By: Petrone, Karen.Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (408 p.).ISBN: 9780253001443.Subject(s): Collective memory -- Soviet Union -- History | Patriotism -- Soviet Union -- History | Political culture -- Soviet Union -- History | Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936 | Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1936-1953 | Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1917-1945 | War and society -- Soviet Union -- History | War memorials -- Soviet Union -- History | World War, 1914-1918 -- Influence | World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- Soviet UnionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Great War in Russian MemoryDDC classification: 940.3/47 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction · The Great War in Russian Memory; 2 Spirituality, the Supernatural, and the Memory of World War I; 3 The Paradoxes of Gender in Soviet War Memory; 4 Violence, Morality, and the Conscience of the Warrior; 5 World War I and the Definition of Russianness; 6 Arrested History; 7 Disappearance and Reappearance; 8 Legacies of the Great War; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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
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