Egor M. Isaev. Politics of Memory and Cinematography in Modern Russia: The October Revolution and the Civil War

Abstract: This article discusses the representation of the era of the October Revolution and the Civil War in contemporary Russian popular cinema. It describes the modern tools used by the state to create new images of the past and to reconstruct history in Russian popular culture. It also considers how Russian society has reacted to this official discourse.

Keywords: politics of memory, cultural policy, public history, Russian cinema
DOI: 10.1515/iph-2018-0019

Please read the article here: International Public History, 2018.

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