Мифологические модели и ритуальное поведение в советском и постсоветском пространстве
Relying on the rich folklore and ethnographic material, the authors of the book consider a wide range of issues devoted to the study of Soviet and post-Soviet culture: the emergence of new Soviet holidays, rituals and magical practices; the transformation of the religious and traditional mythological concepts; design features of the images of leaders in different genre formations. For all interested in the history of Soviet and post-Soviet culture and its links with the traditions of pre-revolutionary Russia.
In the centre of the article the author analyses the problem trips Soviet of people abroad in 1950-1970-s years. As the scale of outbound tourism updated with the task of ideological prohibitions as to the selection of candidates (especially in capitalist countries) and during the stay abroad. The source base of the research were, first of all, the archival documents of the Fund «Intourist» in the State archive of the Russian Federation, and the Bureau of international youth tourism «Sputnik» in the Russian state archive of socio-political history. These materials allow to reconstruct not only the main ideological prohibitions, but also manifestations of self-censorship for a stay of Soviet tourists outside the country. However, the reconstruction of the history of the Soviet outbound tourism shows and some language and behavioral game which is not always been hard-coded. Known doublethink Soviet era allowed to manipulate meanings, laid in Soviet space, in general, and the sphere of tourism, in particular.