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The things of life : materiality in late Soviet Russia

Author: Alexey Golubev
Publisher: Ithaca, [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book offers an important new perspective on late Soviet society by focusing on a social history of Soviet material objects and spaces during the late socialist era"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Golubev, Alexey.
The things of life
Ithaca, [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2020003685
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexey Golubev
ISBN: 9781501752902 1501752901 9781501752896 1501752898
OCLC Number: 1139017080
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 220 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. Elemental Materialism in Soviet Culture and Society --
Techno-Utopian Visions of Soviet Intellectuals after Stalin --
Time in 1:72 Scale: The Plastic Historicity of Soviet Models --
History in Wood: The Search for Historical Authenticity in North Russia --
When Spaces of Transit Fail Their Designers: Social Antagonisms of Soviet Stairwells and Streets --
The Men of Steel: Repairing and Empowering Soviet Bodies with Iron --
Ordinary and Paranormal: The Soviet Television Set.
Responsibility: Alexey Golubev.

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"This book offers an important new perspective on late Soviet society by focusing on a social history of Soviet material objects and spaces during the late socialist era"--

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"Golubev (Univ. of Houston) has produced a provocative work on materiality in the late Soviet period. The study analyzes the role of material objects and spaces in the development of gender roles, Read more...

 
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