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Science in propaganda and popular culture in the USSR under Khruschëv (1953-1964)

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This thesis is the first detailed study of the way in which science and technology were portrayed in propaganda and popular culture during the Khrushchëv period, a time when the Soviet leadership invested significant resources, both at home and abroad, in order to capitalise on its scientific achievements. It draws upon a wide range of previously unseen materials from the archives of the RSFSR Ministry of Education, the Soviet Academy of Sciences, the State Committee on Radio and Televisi...

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Institution:
St. John's College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of History

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Publication date:
2006
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602332343
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