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The Unmaking of Soviet Life

Everyday Economies After Socialism (Culture and Society After Socialism)

by Caroline Humphrey

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social history,
  • Transitional economies,
  • Social conditions,
  • Mongolia,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • General,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • 1991-,
  • Post-communism,
  • Russia (Federation)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9458738M
    ISBN 100801439817
    ISBN 109780801439810

    This volume is concerned with one of the most pressing issues facing us today: the making and unmaking of boundaries. Even in this age of globalization – by which is usually meant capital mobility, extremely rapid methods of transportation and communication, the liberalization of economic markets, the advance of multinational corporations to many parts of the globe, and Cited by: 4.   NPR coverage of Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump's War on the World's Most Powerful Office by Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes. Author: Susan Hennessey.

    The Unmaking of an American is an engaging and entertaining cross-cultural memoir spanning decades of dramatic history on four continents. Author, playwright, translator, journalist, theater and film director Roger Pulvers explores the nature of memory through life connections created from people and places, both past and present. “The Unmaking of an American” is Roger Pulvers’ cross-cultural memoir spanning decades of history on four continents. He explores the nature of memory through connections created from people and places, both past and present. In this book launch, Roger introduced his memoir and talked about the changes he has observed over the past half-century in Japan, Britain, the .

      11 Insightful Books about the Soviet Union Worth Reading. The history of the Soviet Union has long fascinated me- from the start of the empire when the peasants rose up against the establishment and Lenin’s Bolshevik Red Army stormed the winter gardens to the fall of the empire and the events that led up to its collapse.   The Unmaking of an American is an engaging and entertaining cross-cultural memoir spanning decades of dramatic history on four continents. Author, playwright, translator, journalist, theater and film director Roger Pulvers explores the nature of memory through life connections created from people and places, both past and : Roger Pulvers.


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Caroline Humphrey: The Unmaking of Soviet Life: Everyday Economies after Socialism. Ithaca Cornell University Press, xxvii, pp. To speak about the transition of post-social- ist countries as its neo-liberals designers have would be a cruel irony.

The Unmaking of Soviet Life: Everyday Economies after Socialism Sheila Fitzpatrick writes: Who could ever forget everyday life in the old Soviet Union.

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The Unmaking of Soviet Life brings together ten of Humphrey's best essays, which cover, geographically, Central Russia, Siberia, and Mongolia; and thematically, the politics of locality.

Humphrey takes an anthropologist's look at the way ordinary people have reacted to the crumbling of familiar material frameworks in Russia and Mongolia. Because she is reporting not on economics or politics but on how in the individual livelihood merges with "personhood," even familiar issues such as bribery, barter, and theft have added layers of : Robert Legvold.

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