The Cult of Number One in an Age of Leaders

@article{Cohen2007TheCO,
  title={The Cult of Number One in an Age of Leaders},
  author={Yves Cohen},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={597 - 634}
}
  • Y. Cohen
  • Published 20 August 2007
  • History
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
By virtue of the extensive ground they cover, these two collected works will make a considerable contribution to one of the most complex questions of 20th-century history: the cults ascribed to the great leaders and great personalities of the communist world. On account of the previous lack of access to archives, these cults long remained the objects of study in political science, while historians have only recently been able to examine them. Excellent studies have been published in the past 20… 
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