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The Resource Socialist Escapes : Breaking Away from Ideology and Everyday Routine in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989

Socialist Escapes : Breaking Away from Ideology and Everyday Routine in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989

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Socialist Escapes : Breaking Away from Ideology and Everyday Routine in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989
Title
Socialist Escapes
Title remainder
Breaking Away from Ideology and Everyday Routine in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During much of the Cold War, physical escape from countries in the East Bloc was a near impossible act. There remained, however, possibilities for other socialist escapes, particularly time away from party ideology and the mundane routines of everyday life. The essays in this volume examine sites of socialist escapes, such as beaches, camp sites, nightclubs, concerts, castles, cars, and soccer matches. The chapters explore the effectiveness of state efforts to engineer society through leisure, entertainment, and related forms of cultural programming and consumption, as it was in leisure and
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Giustino, Cathleen M
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Plum, Catherine J.
  • Vari, Alexander
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  • Escape (Psychology)
  • Amusements
  • Leisure
  • Socialism and culture
  • Social psychology
  • Europe, Eastern
  • Europe, Eastern
  • Europe, Eastern
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Amusements
  • Escape (Psychology)
  • Leisure
  • Manners and customs
  • Social conditions
  • Social psychology
  • Socialism and culture
  • Eastern Europe
  • Sozialismus
  • Alltag
  • Eskapismus
  • Freizeit
  • Tourismus
  • Sportveranstaltung
  • Musikveranstaltung
  • Osteuropa
  • Südosteuropa
Label
Socialist Escapes : Breaking Away from Ideology and Everyday Routine in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- Escaping the Monotony of Everyday Life under Socialism; Part I -- Concert Halls and Estate Museums; Chapter 1 -- Instrumentalizing Entertainment and Education: Early Cold-War Music Festivals in East Germany and Poland; Chapter 2 -- Open Gates and Wandering Minds: Codes, Castles, and Chateaux in Socialist Czechoslovakia before 1960; Part II -- Cabins in the Woods; Chapter 3 -- Encountering Poland's ""Wild West"": Tourism in the Bieszczady Mountains under Socialism
  • Chapter 4 -- Summer Camp for Socialists: Conformity and Escapism at Camp Mitschurin in East GermanyPart III -- Beach Parties; Chapter 5 -- From the Party to the Beach Party: Nudism and Artistic Expression in the People's Republic of Romania; Chapter 6 -- Smoke and Beers: Touristic Escapes and Places to Party in Socialist Bulgaria, 1956-1976; Part IV -- Roadside Adventures and Bright City Lights; Chapter 7 -- Hitchhikers' Paradise: The Intersection of Mass Mobility, Consumer Demand, and Ideology in the People's Republic of Poland
  • Chapter 8 -- Nocturnal Entertainments, Five-Star Hotels, and Youth Counterculture: Reinventing Budapest's Nightlife under SocialismPart V -- Sports and Stadia; Chapter 9 -- Getting off Track in East Germany: Adolescent Motorcycle Fans and Honecker's Consumer Socialism; Chapter 10 -- Power at Play: Soccer Stadiums and Popular Culture in 1980s Romania; Conclusion: Escapes and Other Border Crossings in Socialist Eastern Europe; Selected Bibliography; Notes on Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn855505426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299777323
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40022263966
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 508983
  • 22573/ctt7j1vmq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855505426
Label
Socialist Escapes : Breaking Away from Ideology and Everyday Routine in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- Escaping the Monotony of Everyday Life under Socialism; Part I -- Concert Halls and Estate Museums; Chapter 1 -- Instrumentalizing Entertainment and Education: Early Cold-War Music Festivals in East Germany and Poland; Chapter 2 -- Open Gates and Wandering Minds: Codes, Castles, and Chateaux in Socialist Czechoslovakia before 1960; Part II -- Cabins in the Woods; Chapter 3 -- Encountering Poland's ""Wild West"": Tourism in the Bieszczady Mountains under Socialism
  • Chapter 4 -- Summer Camp for Socialists: Conformity and Escapism at Camp Mitschurin in East GermanyPart III -- Beach Parties; Chapter 5 -- From the Party to the Beach Party: Nudism and Artistic Expression in the People's Republic of Romania; Chapter 6 -- Smoke and Beers: Touristic Escapes and Places to Party in Socialist Bulgaria, 1956-1976; Part IV -- Roadside Adventures and Bright City Lights; Chapter 7 -- Hitchhikers' Paradise: The Intersection of Mass Mobility, Consumer Demand, and Ideology in the People's Republic of Poland
  • Chapter 8 -- Nocturnal Entertainments, Five-Star Hotels, and Youth Counterculture: Reinventing Budapest's Nightlife under SocialismPart V -- Sports and Stadia; Chapter 9 -- Getting off Track in East Germany: Adolescent Motorcycle Fans and Honecker's Consumer Socialism; Chapter 10 -- Power at Play: Soccer Stadiums and Popular Culture in 1980s Romania; Conclusion: Escapes and Other Border Crossings in Socialist Eastern Europe; Selected Bibliography; Notes on Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn855505426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299777323
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40022263966
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 508983
  • 22573/ctt7j1vmq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855505426

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