Historical Narratives in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

Destroying the Settled Past, Creating an Uncertain Future

  • Thomas Sherlock

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Thomas Sherlock
    Pages 29-47
  3. Thomas Sherlock
    Pages 49-65
  4. Thomas Sherlock
    Pages 67-91
  5. Thomas Sherlock
    Pages 93-123
  6. Thomas Sherlock
    Pages 125-148
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 187-271

About this book


Establishing a causal link between historical discourse and political change, this important book describes the role of historical discourse in establishing, maintaining, or destroying elite and mass political identities in Soviet and post-Soviet space.


Lenin Mythology post-soviet reform Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Sherlock
    • 1
  1. 1.West PointUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-53516-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-60421-6
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