This historical monograph reveals the unique story of the secret Soviet commission dedicated to decide on religious-political questions during the 1930s. The 'rise and fall' of the so-called Cult Commission (1929-1938) contributes to our understanding Soviet religious policy, questions of Stalin and Stalinism, the dynamics of the party-bureaucratic interaction, centre-periphery relations and to the 1930s in general This monograph is based on new archival material. The findings will contradict many old stereotypes and pose new questions for scholars investigating the Soviet policies in 1930s. Pointing out that the structural centre-periphery dilemma is one of the key factors in Understanding Soviet religious policy.
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Dr Arto Luukkanen is a Junior Fellow of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters.
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Book Description Finnish Literature Society, 1997. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Some scratching and rubbing to cover. No writing or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 4421733
Book Description Helsinki, Suomen Historiallinen Seura., 1997. Softcover/Paperback. 214 pages Ex-Library with usual stamps markings and signature on spine. NK 1058, BO 6160, MG 85270. ios. 951710068X Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 250. Bookseller Inventory # 203192