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Ideology and power in Soviet politics.

Zbigniew K. Brzezinski

Ideology and power in Soviet politics.

by Zbigniew K. Brzezinski

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Published by Praeger in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed: 1962.

SeriesPraeger publications in Russian history and world communism -- no.103
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 261p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18532193M

  6 The most prominent of the Idéologues is generally considered to be Antoine Destutt de Tracy whose basic work on ideology was his Elements d' Ideologie (–). An excerpt from the Elements d' Ideologie in English translation, together with some comments on the work of the Idéologues, is contained in Cox, Richard H., ed.,“ The Original Concept of Ideology,” in Ideology, Politics Cited by:   Soviet Politics in Perspective is a new edition of Richard Sakwas successful textbook Soviet Politics: an introduction. Thoroughly revised and updated it builds on the previous editions comprehensive and accessible exploration of the Soviet system, from its rise in Cited by:

A: The book shows that, despite its monopoly on ideology and power, the Soviet Communist Party never succeeded in overcoming religion and creating an atheist society. Instead, engagements with religion transformed atheism itself, showing Soviet atheists that exorcizing religion was not enough, and that to overcome it, they had to produce.   Originally published in and representing a quarter of a century’s work of one of the USA’s most respected scholars in Soviet affairs, this volume discusses the question of what happens to an ideology in power, by focusing on the evolution and uses of Marxism in Soviet : Bertram Wolfe.

Smolkin’s recent book, A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism (Princeton University Press, ; paperback ), explores the meaning of atheism for Soviet religious life, ideology, and politics, and was a finalist for the Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize for the most important contribution to Russian, Eurasian, and East.   Lara Douds examines the practical functioning and internal political culture of the early Soviet government cabinet, the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), under Lenin. This study elucidates the process by which Sovnarkom's governmental decision-making authority was transferred to Communist Party bodies in the early years of Soviet power and traces the day-to-day operation of the.


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Providing key texts and bibliographies, this book offers the complete history and politics of the Soviet period in a single volume. It will be indispensable to students of Soviet and post-Soviet politics as well as the interested general reader.

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Contents: Preface 1. Bringing Ideology Back In: The Party and the Soviet Model of Politics 2. The Origins of Soviet Ideology and the Power of the Party 3. Ideology after Stalin: Khrushcev, Breshnev and the Revival of Communist Construction and the Resurrection of Party Power 4.

Breaking the Ice: From Uskorenie to Perestroika. For proponents of this limited concept of the cold war, Soviet policy was circumscribed by the concrete factors of power politics and national interest.

They believed, moreover, that an imperialistic Russia could be contained successfully through coalition diplomacy without resort to suicidally dangerous strategies.

The pursuit of national security is normally dominated by an overeaching ideology that takes into account the political, economic, social and military paradigms that face a nation. In the history of the Soviet Union this ideology was more than normally influenced by political activism that demanded the continuation of the 'Workers' Revolution' into other parts of the world.

Yet even with its monopoly on ideology and power, the Soviet Communist Party never succeeded in overcoming religion and creating an atheist society.

A Sacred Space Is Never Empty presents the first history of Soviet atheism from the revolution to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in Cited by: 1.

The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist Language, Ideology and Power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe The book examines the subject comparatively across a range of East European countries besides the Soviet Cited by: 4.In social studies, a political ideology is a certain set of ethical ideals, principles, doctrines, myths or symbols of a social movement, institution, class or large group that explains how society should work and offers some political and cultural blueprint for a certain social order.A political ideology largely concerns itself with how to allocate power and to what ends it should be used.