Voices of freedom: Samizdat

@article{Joo2004VoicesOF,
  title={Voices of freedom: Samizdat},
  author={Hyung-min Joo},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  year={2004},
  volume={56},
  pages={571 - 594}
}
  • Hyung-min Joo
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Political Science
  • Europe-Asia Studies
IN THE FIRST SOCIALIST SYSTSEM culture was more than a realm of artistry and aesthetics.' It was often another dimension of a fierce struggle-ideological and political-against the bourgeoisie (White, 1990, p. 1). From early on, 'the creation of a new culture' free from the decadent bourgeois spirit was one of the foremost goals for some Bolsheviks (Rywkin, 1989, p. 183). In addition, there was a general consensus that the new culture should be proletarian in nature. The consensus stopped there… 
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