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The Palace complex : a Stalinist skyscraper, capitalist Warsaw, and a city transfixed

Author: Michał Murawski
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2019.
Series: New anthropologies of Europe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Palace of Culture and Science is a massive Stalinist skyscraper that was ""gifted"" to Warsaw by the Soviet Union in 1955. Author Michał Murawski traces the skyscraper's powerful impact on 21st century Warsaw, exploring the many factors that allow Warsaw's Palace to endure as a still-socialist building in a post-socialist city.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murawski, Michał, author.
Palace complex
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019006527
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michał Murawski
ISBN: 9780253039996 0253039991 9780253039989 0253039983
OCLC Number: 1086506859
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Cambridge, 2014, under the title: Palace Complex : the social life of a Stalinist skyscraper in post-socialist Warsaw.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The planners : conceiving the Palace complex --
Public spirit, or the gift of noncapitalism --
Designing architectural power : scale, style and location --
Site-specific : Varsovian interpretations of the Palace --
Varsovianization : the Palace complex after 1989 --
"The center of the very center" --
The extraordinary Palace.
Series Title: New anthropologies of Europe.
Responsibility: Michal Murawski.

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