Everyday Life in Russia

Past and Present
Product Number: EB00742763
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780253012609
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Description

In these original essays on long-term patterns of everyday life in prerevolutionary, Soviet, and contemporary Russia, distinguished scholars survey the cultural practices, power relations, and behaviors that characterized daily existence for Russians through the post-Soviet present. Microanalyses and transnational perspectives shed new light on the formation and elaboration of gender, ethnicity, class, nationalism, and subjectivity. Changes in consumption and communication patterns, the restructuring of familial and social relations, systems of cultural meanings, and evolving practices in the home, at the workplace, and at sites of leisure are among the topics explored.

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Author(s): Sheila Fitzpatrick
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jan 29, 2015

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