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Maurer, Eva

Soviet Space Culture

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Eva Maurer, Julia Richers, Monica Rüthers, Carmen Scheide

2. Space is the Place! Writing About Soviet Space Exploration

2. Space is the Place! Writing About Soviet Space Exploration
Julia Richers

Part I. Spirituality, Transcendence and Soviet Utopianism

3. Introduction to Part I
Julia Richers, Eva Maurer

4. The Conquest of Space and the Bliss of the Atoms: Konstantin Tsiolkovskii
Michael Hagemeister

5. Into the Void: Philosophical Fantasy and Fantastic Philosophy in the Works of Stanisław Lem and the Strugatskii Brothers
Thomas Grob

6. The Contested Skies
Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock

Part II. Remembering Space, Constructing Heroes

7. Introduction to Part II
Carmen Scheide, Monica Rüthers

8. Memories of Space and Spaces of Memory
Slava Gerovitch

9. The Heroic and the Ordinary
Iina Kohonen

10. ‘Let’s Find Out Where the Cosmonaut School Is’
Roshanna P. Sylvester

11. The Regional Dimension of Space Propaganda
Anna Eremeeva

12. Propaganda of the Historical and Cultural Heritage of Cosmonautics
Vladimir Sadym

Part III. Performing Space in World Politics: Communications and Mediality

13. Introduction to Part III
Monica Rüthers

14. Sputnik Goes to Brussels
Lewis H. Siegelbaum

15. Soviet Cosmonauts and American Astronauts in Yugoslavia
Radina Vučetić

16. Children and the Cosmos as Projects of the Future and Ambassadors of Soviet Leadership
Monica Rüthers

Part IV. Space in Popular Culture

17. Introduction to Part IV
Julia Richers, Monica Rüthers

18. A Dream Come True
Matthias Schwartz

19. Space Exploration in Russian and Western Popular Culture
Andrei Rogatchevski

20. Two Images of a Spaceman in Estonian Art
Anneli Porri

21. From Cosmic Enthusiasm to Nostalgia for the Future
Asif Siddiqi

Keywords: History, Cultural History, Russian, Soviet, and East European History, History of Science, Social History, Modern History, European History

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
338 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230307049
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32437-8

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