Daniel Leese What Constitutes a Modern Personality Cult?
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In the research overview presented in this video DANIEL LEESE explains the dimensions of modern personality cults found in studies on states such as the Peoples Republic of China, North Korea, the Soviet Union, Vietnam and others. He outlines the elements modern personality cults have in common, their aims and functioning as well as their ideological self-justification.
LT Video Publication DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21036/LTPUB10129
The Cult of Personality and Symbolic Politics
- Daniel Leese
- The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism, edited by Stephen A. Smith
- Published in 2013