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Sacred Space Is Never Empty A History of Soviet Atheism

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ISBN-10: 069117427X

ISBN-13: 9780691174273

Edition: 2018

Authors: Victoria Smolkin

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When the Bolsheviks set out to build a new world in the wake of the Russian Revolution, they expected religion to die off. Soviet power used a variety of tools--from education, to propaganda, to terror--to turn its vision of a Communist world without religion into reality. Yet even with its monopoly on ideology and power, the Soviet Communist Party never succeeded in overcoming religion and creating an atheist society. A Sacred Space Is Never Empty presents the first history of Soviet atheism from the 1917 revolution to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Drawing on a wealth of archival material and in-depth interviews with those who were on the front lines of Communist ideological…    
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List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 5/22/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 6.46" wide x 9.61" long x 1.22" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English