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Unformatted text preview: create new type of man: physically stronger, smarter, more in harmony with nature, etc.-Change bourgeois inhibitions about marriage and sexuality; sexual liberation NEP and Revolutionary Culture-Bolsheviks say they have to let capitalism run its course so som can come-Now allowed to open shop-1924 Lenin dies-Identifies with secularism and associates Russian Orthodox church with superstition Stalin-Steel-Enough waiting around, state is going to take charge and build som by industrializing, mostly iron and steel-5 year plan in 1929-Attempt to create spirit of 1917, reenergize-NEP perceived as soft and weak time, and 5-year plan of strength and steel-Obsession with speed and tempo-Implements affirmative action for steel workers’ family, establishing a proletarian elite-1936 Great Purges, lasts three years: killed revolutionaries and created loyal group of followers...
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