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Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000

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Publisher Comments:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-254) and index.

Book News Annotation:

Lovell (European history, King's College London) presents an illustrated social and cultural history of Russian summer or vacation houses, from the time of the czars to the post-Soviet era. He notes that they are a product of urban development: a place to escape from the city without having to go too far away. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Prehistory — Between city and court — The late imperial dacha boom — Between Arcadia and suburbia — The making of the Soviet dacha, 1917-1941 — Between consumption and ownership — Post-Soviet suburbanization?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801440717
Author:
Lovell, Stephen
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Location:
Ithaca
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Country homes
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Russia Social life and customs 1533-1917.
Subject:
Russia (Federation) Social life and customs.
Subject:
World History-General
Series Volume:
1451
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
9.86x6.84x.90 in. 1.36 lbs.

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