Apricot Socialism: The National Past, the Soviet Project, and the Imagining of Community in Late Soviet Armenia

@article{Lehmann2015ApricotST,
  title={Apricot Socialism: The National Past, the Soviet Project, and the Imagining of Community in Late Soviet Armenia},
  author={Maike Lehmann},
  journal={Slavic Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={74},
  pages={9 - 31}
}
In April 1965, an illegal demonstration brought an estimated twenty thousand people to the streets of Yerevan to call for the official recognition of the Armenian genocide of 1915 and the return of “Armenian lands.” While this event is traditionally seen as “dissident” and “anti-Soviet,” in this article I draw attention to the demonstration's particularly Soviet character, as it followed rules and practices central to Soviet rituals and the official revolutionary narrative. Party officials and… Expand
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