11 Changing Perceptions of 1918: World War II and Post-War Rise of the Left

@inproceedings{Tepora201411CP,
  title={11 Changing Perceptions of 1918: World War II and Post-War Rise of the Left},
  author={Tuomas Tepora},
  year={2014}
}
This chapter focuses on the widely popular layman's view, the conciliatory gestures and memory politics and practices, which began before the Winter War. Second, World War II had a profound effect on the collective memories of the Civil War. Namely, World War II replaced the "flawed" birth myth of the nation with a viable one, and this downplayed the narrative frictions between the Reds and the Whites. Obviously, this is not to deny the fact that during the Cold War the influence of the Soviet… CONTINUE READING

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