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Warsaw Interiors: The Public Life of Private Spaces, 1949–65

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...Fourier, the dreamer, charmingly foretold that lemonade would flow in the seas. Does it flow? They drink water from the sea, crying: ‘lemonade!’ returning home secretly to vomit.Warsaw, as the capital of the People's Republic of Poland...

Socialist Spaces: Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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... Befejezetlen szocializmus (Budapest: Te-Art Rt, 1997), published in English as Unfinished Socialism: Pictures from the Kádár Era (Budapest: CEU Press, 2000); David Crowley, ‘A Strange Nostalgia’, The Art Book, 8, no. 2 (March 2001), pp. 9–11;...

Weekend Getaways: The Chata, the Tramp, and the Politics of Private Life in Post-1968 Czechoslovakia

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...Research for this article was generously funded by the Fulbright-Hays Program and the Social Science Research Council.In August 1968 the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia brought an end to the Prague Spring – and with it,...

Khrushchev's Children's Paradise: The Pioneer Palace, Moscow, 1958–1962

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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... Ogonek, no. 1 (Jan. 1958). See also Iurii Gerchuk, ‘The Aesthetics of Everyday Life in the Khrushchev Thaw in the USSR (1954-64)’, inSusan E. Reid and David Crowley, eds, Style and Socialism: Modernity and Material Culture in Post-War Eastern...

Soviet Exurbia: Dachas in Postwar Russia

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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... to size. By the early 1960s, in an atmosphere pervaded by Khrushchev's ‘austere consumerism’, hostility and suspicion competed with encouragement of dacha settlement.The apt phrase ‘austere consumerism’ is drawn from D. Crowley and S. Reid,...

Public Privacy in the Soviet Communal Apartment

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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... The author thanks David Crowley for his work on editing the text and Andrei Khanzin for his help in the translation of the interview quotations. The author thanks David Crowley for his work on editing the text and Andrei Khanzin for his help in the translation of the interview quotations....
... landscape. In his essay ‘The Flâneur in Social Theory’, David Frisby has put forward the notion of flânerie as an urban practice involving the activities of observation, reading/interpretation and the production of texts.David Frisby, ‘The...

Curtains: Décor for the End of Empire

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...Within a polemic titled Advertisements for Architecture, Bernard Tschumi declared, ‘Architecture only survives where it negates the form that society expects of it. Where it negates itself by transgressing the limits that history has set...

Living in the Russian Present with a German Past: The Problems of Identity in the City of Kaliningrad.

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...I would like to thank the Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies, London, for its generous support of this project.Radio Armenia once asked ‘Is it possible to foretell the future?’Answer: ‘Yes, that is no problem: we know exactly what...

The Role of Monumental Sculpture in the Construction of Socialist Space in Stalinist Hungary

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...The first postwar May Day celebrations of 1945 saw major Budapest public spaces such as Heroes’ Square occupied by uncontrolled, heterogeneous crowds. Meanwhile, more orderly public celebrations were held at the Soviet war memorials...