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Title Imagining the West in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union / edited by György Péteri.

Publication Info. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2010]


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Description 1 online resource (337 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Pitt series in Russian and East European studies
Kritika historical studies
Series in Russian and East European studies.
Kritika historical studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Geographical perception -- Europe, Eastern -- History.
Geographical perception -- Soviet Union -- History.
East and West.
Europe, Eastern -- Relations -- Western countries.
Russia -- Relations -- Western countries.
Soviet Union -- Relations -- Western countries.
Western countries -- Relations -- Europe, Eastern.
Western countries -- Relations -- Russia.
Western countries -- Relations -- Soviet Union.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Péteri, György, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Imagining the West in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2010] vi, 330 pages ; 23 cm Pitt series in Russian and East European studies 9780822961253 (OCoLC)ocn617508603 (DLC)10902364
ISBN 9780822961253 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822961253 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822973911 (e-book)

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