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Immigrants and American-born Greeks do the talking in this section, which features recorded oral history interviews. The library contains personal narratives about ethnic and racial identities, as well as profiles of Greek American administrators, artists, businessmen and -women, politicians, professionals, students, and workers. Additional interviews will be added as they become available. Best viewed in Firefox or Safari. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
A review of Pleasure, Power, and the Pursuit of Communism: Soviet Youth and State-Sponsored Popular Culture during the Early Cold War, 1945-1968 , by Gleb Tsipursky. “A revolution without dancing is not a revolution worth having,” the anarchist Emma Goldman reportedly declared. She never said exactly that, but the declaration still captures the supposed contradiction between the seriousness and frivolity of revolution. Goldman’s quip is pertinent to Gleb Tsipursky’s study of the Soviet state’s attempts to reproduce its hegemony by providing young people with a space to have fun, and to find meaning and cause with socialism from 1945 to 1968. The dilemma for Party leaders, however, was not whether the state should allocate resources for fun.
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