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Countryside and Communism in Eastern Europe : Perceptions, Attitudes, Propaganda (Paperback)

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European contributors in history reveal the impact of the Soviet communist regime’s rural policies in Eastern Europe. Chapters are presented in sections on organization and political practices within the countryside of the Eastern bloc; agrarian reforms and collectivization of agriculture in the Eastern bloc; political instruments for transforming the village; social change and rural mentality; and communist propaganda and representations of the countryside in the official discourse in the Eastern bloc. Some specific topics include Stalin’s plan for the transformation of nature in Hungary through propaganda, representations of Kulaks in political cartoons, peasant workers and working class unrest in Romania 1965-1989, and the Polish United Workers’ Party in rural areas 1948-1989. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 798
Genre: History
Series Title: Mainzer Beitrage Zur Geschichte Osteuropas
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: December 19, 2016
TCIN: 51858131
UPC: 9783643907158
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-7447
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