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Would Trotsky wear a Bluetooth? : technological utopianism under socialism, 1917-1989

Author: Paul R Josephson
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
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Josephson's intriguing study of how technology both helped and hindered this effort asks new and important questions about the crucial issues inextricably linked with the development and diffusion of  Read more...

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Josephson, Paul R.
Would Trotsky wear a Bluetooth?
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009013967
(OCoLC)318672269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Josephson
ISBN: 9780801898419 0801898412
OCLC Number: 608691512
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 342 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : tractors, steel mills, concrete, and other joys of socialism --
Would Trotsky wear a Bluetooth? Technological utopianism in the Soviet Union in the 1920s --
Proletarian aesthetics : technology and socialism in Eastern Europe --
From kimchi to concrete : the North Korean experiment --
Floating reactors : nuclear hubris after the fall of communism --
Industrial deserts : technology and environmental degradation under socialism --
No hard hats, no steel-toed shoes required : worker safety in the proletarian paradise --
The gendered tractor.
Responsibility: Paul R. Josephson.

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Josephson details the uses and abuses of technology in the Soviet Union under Stalin, throughout Eastern European nations under Soviet influence after WW II, and in North Korea. * Choice * Important Read more...

 
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