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Imagining the West in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union [electronic resource]

edited by György Péteri
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2010.
Language
English
Series
Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies
Kritika Historical Studies
ISBN
9780822961253 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0822961253 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: The oblique coordinate systems of modern identity / György Péteri
  • Were the Czechs more Western than Slavic? Nineteenth-century travel literature from Russia by disillusioned Czechs / Karen Gammelgaard
  • Privileged origins : "national models" and reforms of public health in interwar Hungary / Erik Ingebrigtsen
  • Defending children's rights, "in defense of peace" : children and Soviet cultural diplomacy / Catriona Kelly
  • East as true West : redeeming bourgeois culture, from socialist realism to Ostalgie / Greg Castillo
  • Paris or Moscow? Warsaw architects and the image of the modern city in the 1950s / David Crowley
  • Imagining Richard Wagner : the Janus head of a divided nation / Elaine Kelly
  • From Iron Curtain to silver screen : imagining the West in the Khrushchev era / Anne E. Gorsuch
  • Mirror, mirror, on the wall-- is the West the fairest of them all? Czechoslovak normalization and its (dis)contents / Paulina Bren
  • Who will beat whom? Soviet popular reception of the American National Exhibition in Moscow, 1959 / Susan E. Reid
  • Moscow human rights defenders look West : attitudes toward U.S. journalists in the 1960s and 1970s / Barbara Walker
  • Conclusion: Transnational history and the East-West divide / Michael David-Fox.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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