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The Future of Nostalgia

Svetlana Boym - History - 2008 - 352 pages
Combining personal memoir, philosophical essay, and historical analysis, Svetlana Boym explores the spaces of collective nostalgia that connect national biography and personal ...
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Ninochka: A Novel

Svetlana Boym - Fiction - 2003 - 303 pages
A Russian émigré living in New York travels to Paris to try to reconstruct the secret life of another Russian woman who was murdered there on the eve of World War II.
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Kosmos, a Portrait of the Russian Space Age

Adam Bartos, Svetlana Boym - Science - 2001 - 176 pages
The inherent contradictions of the Space Age -- the mixture of technologies high and low, of nostalgia and progress, of pathos and promise -- are revealed in Kosmos, Adam ...
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Common Places

Svetlana BOYM - History - 1994 - 356 pages
Boym provides a view of Russia that is historically informed, replete with unexpected detail, and everywhere stamped with authority. Alternating analysis with personal accounts ...
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Architecture of the Off-Modern

Svetlana Boym - Architecture - 2008 - 80 pages
This is an imaginative tour through the history and afterlife of Vladimir Tatlin's legendary but unbuilt Monument to the Third International of 1920. Boym traces the ...
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Another Freedom: The Alternative History of an Idea

Svetlana Boym - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 360 pages
The word “freedom” is so overly used—and frequently abused—that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliché. In Another Freedom, Svetlana Boym offers us a ...
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The Off-Modern

Svetlana Boym - Social Science - 2017 - 208 pages
Svetlana Boym writes a new genealogy of modernity, moving beyond older debates between modernism and postmodernism to focus on the intersection of art, architecture, technology ...
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The Twilight of American Culture

Morris Berman - History - 2001 - 205 pages
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Duh!: The Stupid History of the Human Race

Bob Fenster - History - 2000 - 288 pages
Offering a compilation of the stupid things that people do, this three-part study of humankind descibes human idiocy within such areas as politics, history, science, and sports ...
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