Amenemhet I, the first king of Egypt’s Dynasty XII was the vizier of the previous pharaoh. Yet he successfully created a legend around himself. How? By getting a papyrus, or newspaper, written about himself. And thus began an era of propaganda. […]
The assassination of Maximinus Thrax pushed the mighty Roman Empire toward systemic problems. Plagued by civil wars, natural disasters, and the Barbarian invasions, the empire slowly lost it glory.
Lenin’s ideas were disregarded even during his funeral by his comrades who wanted to immortalize his memory. His death led to the creation of a personality cult that was revered by many people, and in particular by one person, Joseph Stalin. […]
Culture was not discussed in detail in the Marxist theory. Therefore, there were many debates and various ideas about the nature and function of communist culture. This is where cultural reforms were introduced by the Bolsheviks regime under the direct supervision of Vladimir Lenin. […]
October Revolution put an end to the tsar’s rule and the tsarist civilization. Now, the Bolsheviks, and their leader Vladimir Lenin, had to build a new Russia from scratch. They planned to evolve Russia and its people into a civilization that promised to free all human beings and to create a world revolution for other countries to follow. […]