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Using archival materials never previously accessible to Western scholars, Michael David-Fox analyzes Bolshevik Party educational and research initiatives in higher learning after 1917. His fresh consideration of the era of the New Economic Policy and cultural politics after the Revolution explains how new communist institutions rose to parallel and rival conventional higher learning from the Academy of Sciences to the universities. Beginning with the creation of the first party school by intellectuals on the island of Capri in 1909, David-Fox argues, the Bolshevik cultural project was tightly linked to party educational institutions. He provides the first account of the early history and politics of three major institutions founded after the Revolution: Sverdlov Communist University, where the quest to transform everyday life gripped the student movement; the Institute of Red Professors, where the Bolsheviks sought to train a new communist intellectual or red specialist; and the Communist Academy, headquarters for a planned, collectivist, proletarian science.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-viii
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Glossary of Terminology, Abbreviations, and Acronyms
  2. pp. xv-xvii
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  1. Introduction: The Bolshevik Revolution and the Cultural Front
  2. pp. 1-23
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  1. 1. Communist Institutions and Revolutionary Missions in Higher Learning
  2. pp. 24-82
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  1. 2. Power and Everyday Life at Sverdlov Communist University
  2. pp. 83-132
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  1. 3. Political Culture at the Institute of Red Professors
  2. pp. 133-191
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  1. 4. Science, Orthodoxy, and the Quest for Hegemony at the Socialist (Communist) Academy
  2. pp. 192-253
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  1. Conclusion: The Great Break in Higher Learning
  2. pp. 254-272
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 273-288
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 289-296
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  1. Studies of the Harriman Institute
  2. pp. 297-298
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781501705397
Print ISBN
9781501707179
MARC Record
OCLC
298105049
Pages
320
Launched on MUSE
2016-06-06
Language
English
Open Access
Y
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