Definition of De-Stalinization

1. Noun. Social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor. "His statue was demolished as part of destalinization"

Exact synonyms: De-stalinisation, Destalinisation, Destalinization
Generic synonyms: Social Process
Derivative terms: Destalinise, Destalinize



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Lexicographical Neighbors of De-Stalinization

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Literary usage of De-Stalinization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cold War in Asia edited by James G. Hershberg (1996)
"Only after the upheavals in Eastern Europe in October-November 1956 did Chinese leaders express strong reservations about the de- Stalinization campaign. ..."

2. The Other Side of the Table: The Soviet Approach to Arms Control by Michael Mandelbaum (1990)
"6 THE KHRUSHCHEV ERA I: STRATEGIC ADJUSTMENTS Despite his de-Stalinization campaign and his own particular ideas about the Soviet force posture, ..."

3. The New Detente: Rethinking East-West Relations by Mary Kaldor, Gerard Holden, Richard A. Falk (1989)
"It is interesting to speculate, for example, on how post-war history might have been different had the West been more responsive to the de-Stalinization ..."

4. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movementby Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"This effectively meant the end of Socialist Realism in architecture, and it was one of the most visible signs of de-Stalinization. Symbolic of this change ..."

5. Prague by Bernd F. Gruschwitz (2001)
"1962 Process of de-Stalinization. Alexander Dubcek is named Chairman of the Slovakian Communist Party. 1968 Movement to reform state and economy. ..."

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