The Thaw at Home, 1953–58

Ted Hopf

in Reconstructing the Cold War

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199858484
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199933426 | DOI:
The Thaw at Home, 1953–58

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This chapter describes the immediate de-Stalinization that occurred upon Stalin’s death. It then devotes separate sections to each of the primary elements of the new discourse of difference, and how they were articulated in different domains of Soviet society at the time.

Keywords: de-Stalinization; Stain; Soviet identity; discourse of difference

Chapter.  24485 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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