Material Culture in Russia and the USSR (PDF) consists of a few of the most advanced scholarships throughout history, sociology, and material and cultural research studies associating with Russia and the Soviet Union, from Peter the Great to Vladimir Putin.
Material culture in Russia and the USSR holds an especially crucial function, as the difference in between personal and public spheres has actually at times established in significantly various methods than in lots of locations in the more frequently studied West. With case research studies covering style, alcohol, marketing, movie theater, and photography to name a few subjects, this extensive collection uses an unrivaled study of material culture in Russia and the USSR and addresses core concerns such as: what makes Russian and Soviet material culture distinct; what values it represents; who produces it; and how it connects to ‘high culture’ and customer culture.
“Material Culture in Russia and the USSR: Things, Values, Identities is a welcome addition to what is still an underrepresented field, research studies of the material culture of Eastern Europe.” ― H-Net
“In his intro to Material Culture in Russia and the USSR, Graham Roberts not just uses a strong meaning of what makes up material culture however likewise argues that the 11 posts in this collection bridge the space in between Slavic and material culture research studies.” ― Canadian Slavonic Papers
“The ebook is a crucial contribution to the field, and its greatest chapters contextualize material culture in Russia and the USSR by putting it in a worldwide and global point of view, permitting us to recognize the specific significances of items in a Soviet and Russian setting while connecting these challenge around the world patterns of intake and exchange.” ― The Russian Review