Iconography of Power: Soviet Political Posters under Lenin and Stalin / Edition 1

Iconography of Power: Soviet Political Posters under Lenin and Stalin / Edition 1

by Victoria E. Bonnell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520221532

ISBN-13: 9780520221536

Pub. Date: 10/12/1999

Publisher: University of California Press

During the Russian revolution, confronted with a semiliterate population, the Bolsheviks relied on visual propaganda to rally public enthusiasm, inculcate novel ideas, and instill loyalty. Vivid posters issued between 1918 and 1953 help us to understand how Soviet political art shaped the mentality of the Russian population. Reproduced here are 100 of these posters. 8

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During the Russian revolution, confronted with a semiliterate population, the Bolsheviks relied on visual propaganda to rally public enthusiasm, inculcate novel ideas, and instill loyalty. Vivid posters issued between 1918 and 1953 help us to understand how Soviet political art shaped the mentality of the Russian population. Reproduced here are 100 of these posters. 8 color plates. 92 b&w illustrations. 395 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520221536
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/12/1999
Series:
Studies on the History of Society and Culture Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
385
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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