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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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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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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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Alien Wisdom: The Limits of Hellenization

Arnaldo Momigliano - History - 1990 - 188 pages
In this classic study of cultural confrontation Professor Momigliano examines the Greeks' attitude toward the contemporary civilizations of the Romans, Celts, Jews, and ...
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Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History

Jay Winter - History - 1998 - 310 pages
Jay Winter's powerful study of the "collective remembrance" of the Great War offers a major reassessment of one of the critical episodes in the cultural history of the ...
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The Politics of Identity in Australia

Geoff Stokes - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 222 pages
This superb collection of essays provides a comprehensive introduction to political discourse on identity.
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