Table of contents for Thank you, comrade Stalin! : Soviet public culture from revolution to Cold War / Jeffrey Brooks.


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Counter List of Illustrations vii
Acknowledgments xi
Prologue xii
One The Monopoly of the Printed Word: From Persuasion to Compulsion 3
Two The First Decade: From Class War to Socialist Building 19
Three The Performance Begins 54
Four The Economy of the Gift: "Thank You, Comrade Stalin for a Happy Childhood" 83
Five Literature and the Arts: "An Ode to Stalin" 106
Six Honor and Dishonor 126
Seven Many Wars, One Victory 159
Eight The Theft of the War 195
Epilogue Renewal, Stagnation, and Collapse 233
Notes 249
Index 307


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Popular culture Soviet Union, Soviet Union Civilization, Journalism Soviet Union