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The Public Perception of the Cult of Lenin Based on Archival Materials

Description: This book presents a study of collective representations in Soviet Russia concentrates on perceptions of Lenin's image from a socio-anthropological, rather than political, view. In addition to Communist Party information, official documents, memoirs and folklore, newly opened secret reports of the Soviet political police are used for the first time. The book analyzes the development of the cult from Lenin's lifetime up to the process of "de-Leninization" in the 1990s. Much of the research concerns the perception of Lenin's death and the decision to embalm his body, the campaign called "the Lenin enrollment", renaming of Petrograd and organization of "Lenin Corners". The book also presents new material devoted to Lenin museums, along with archive documents and never-published photographs.
Date: 2001
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The Myth of the Besieged Fortress: Soviet Mass Perception in the 1920s - 1930s

Description: This work discusses Soviet mass perception from the 1920s to the 1930s. This work was supported by the Research Support Scheme of the Open Society Support Foundation, grant No. 805/1998, and by the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto, Canada. The work has also greatly benefitted from the discussion at the workshops held by the Stalin-Era Research and Archives Project at CREES, University of Toronto.
Date: 2002
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Machiavelli's "The Prince" as a Satire

Description: Presentation for the 2007 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on Machiavelli's "The Prince" as a satire.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Kniatt, Stacey & Johnson, Ken
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Honors College

Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a Satire: An Exploratory Look at Machiavelli's Works to Determine His True Political Inclinations

Description: This paper discusses a research study on Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a satire. The author argues that 'The Prince' challenges all of Machiavelli's other works and what we know of his life, and that this inconsistency and the knowledge of Machiavelli's opinions give evidence that perhaps 'The Prince' is a satire.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Kniatt, Stacey & Johnson, Ken
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Honors College

The History Engine: Doing History with Digital Tools

Description: Article on the History Engine Project, an online archive consisting of thousands of narratives written and contributed by undergraduates.
Date: September 9, 2009
Creator: Nelson, Robert K.; Nesbit, Scott & Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Крестьянский Союз в 1920-е годы и формирование крестьянской идентичности: модернизационный дискурс: The Peasant Union in the 1920s. The Formation of a Peasant Identity: Modernizing Discourse

Description: Book chapter discussing the Peasant Union in the 1920s, the formation of a peasant identity, and modernizing discourse.
Date: 2010
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Topic Modeling on Historical Newspapers

Description: Paper for the 2011 ACL Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities. This paper discusses topic modeling on historical newspaper.
Date: June 2011
Creator: Yang, Tze-I; Torget, Andrew J., 1978- & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

History 4263: Palestinian History

Description: Poster for the 2012 University Forum on Teaching & Learning. This poster discusses a project for a UNT history course, History 4263, on Palestinian history. In the course, students explore historical foundations and interpretations of modern Palestinian history.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Stockdale, Nancy L.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Mock Trial on Stalin and Stalinism

Description: This poster describes an experiential learning activity for the UNT course History 5040, Historiography of Stalinism. The goal is to apply critical reasoning to Stalin's politics in a courtroom environment.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The Court of the Captain of the People

Description: This paper discusses research on the Court of the Captain of the People, part of the judicial system in Florence, Italy, in the 14th century.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Hamilton, Desirae & Stern, Laura Ikins
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Honors College

The Court of the Captain of the People [Presentation]

Description: Presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discusses research on the Court of the Captain of the People, part of the judicial system of Florence, Italy, in the 14th century.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Hamilton, Desirae & Stern, Laura Ikins
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Honors College

GLBT History at UNT

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Roberts, Amanda; Pomerleau, Clark A. & Wisely, Karen
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College