Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000 / Edition 1

Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000 / Edition 1

by Stephen Lovell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801440718

ISBN-13: 9780801440717

Pub. Date: 04/15/2003

Publisher: Cornell University Press

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 ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR  See more details below

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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 ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801440717
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
441,298
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 9.38(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Prehistory

2. Between City and Court: The Middle Third of the Nineteenth Century

3. The Late Imperial Dacha Boom

4. Between Arcadia and Suburbia: The Dacha as a Cultural Space, 1860–1917

5. The Making of the Soviet Dacha, 1917–1941

6. Between Consumption and Ownership: Exurban Life, 1941–1986

7. Post-Soviet Suburbanization? Dacha Settlements in Contemporary Russia

Conclusion

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