The Resource Politics in Color and Concrete : Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary, (ebook)

Politics in Color and Concrete : Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary, (ebook)

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Politics in Color and Concrete : Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary
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Politics in Color and Concrete
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Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary
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Language
eng
Summary
Material culture in Eastern Europe under state socialism is remembered as uniformly gray, shabby, and monotonous-the worst of postwar modernist architecture and design. Politics in Color and Concrete revisits this history by exploring domestic space in Hungary from the 1950s through the 1990s and reconstructs the multi-textured and politicized aesthetics of daily life through the objects, spaces, and colors that made up this lived environment. Krisztina Fehervary shows that contemporary standards of living and ideas about normalcy have roots in late socialist consumer culture and are not merely products of postsocialist transitions or neoliberalism. This engaging study decenters conventional perspectives on consumer capitalism, home ownership, and citizenship in the new Europe
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Midwest
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Fehérváry, Krisztina
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306.09439
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Material culture
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Middle class
  • Post-communism
  • Hungary
  • Hungary
  • Hungary
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adult
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Politics in Color and Concrete : Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780253009968
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11531624
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remote
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11531624
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MWT11531624
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Politics in Color and Concrete : Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253009968
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11531624
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11531624
System control number
MWT11531624
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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