The Resource Revolutionary dreams : utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution, Richard Stites, (electronic resource)

Revolutionary dreams : utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution, Richard Stites, (electronic resource)

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Revolutionary dreams : utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution
Title
Revolutionary dreams
Title remainder
utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Richard Stites
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The revolutionary ideals of equality, communal living, proletarian morality, and technology worship, rooted in Russian utopianism, generated a range of social experiments which found expression, in the first decade of the Russian revolution, in festival, symbol, science fiction, city planning, and the arts. In this study, historian Richard Stites offers a vivid portrayal of revolutionary life and the cultural factors--myth, ritual, cult, and symbol--that sustained it, and describes the principal forms of utopian thinking and experimental impulse. Analyzing the inevitable clash between the auth
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Stites, Richard
Dewey number
947.084
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DK266.4
LC item number
.S75 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Utopias
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
Label
Revolutionary dreams : utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution, Richard Stites, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Part I: From Dreaming to Awakening; 1 Social Daydreaming Before the Revolution; Utopian Mentalities; Popular Utopia: Justice, Community, Rebellion; Administrative Utopia: Parade, Facade, Colony; Populism: Vision and Counterculture; Marxism: City and Machine; 2 Revolution: Utopias in the Air and on the Ground; A New World; The Dreamer in the Kremlin; War Communism as Utopia; Beyond the Green Wall; Part II: Living the Revolution; 3 Revolutionary Iconoclasm; Vandalism: War on Luxury; Iconoclasm: War on Signs; Nihilism: War on Culture
  • Makhaevism: War on IntellectualsAnti-Iconoclasm; 4 Festivals of the People; Days of Revolution; Early Signs of Bolshevism; Moscow: Talking City; Petrograd: Theater City; Ritual and Carnival; 5 Godless Religion; Godkillers and Godbuilders; Storming the Heavens; Rituals of a Counterfaith; Proletarian Morality; The Missing Faith; 6 The Republic of Equals; Equality and Justice; Russian Levellers; Dress, Speech, and Deference; Utopian Miniature: The Conductorless Orchestra; Privilege and Revolution; 7 Man the Machine; The Cult of Ford and Taylor; Utopian Robotry; The Struggle for Time
  • The Art of ProductionTime, Space, Motion, Order; Part III: We: The Community of the Future; 8 Utopia in Time: Futurology and Science Fiction; Time Forward; Utopia, Science, and Futurology; Maps of Heaven and Hell; Decoding Revolutionary Fantasy; Back to the Future: Nostalgic Utopia; 9 Utopia in Space: City and Building; The Antiurban Impulse; The Greening of Russia: The Disurbanists; Supercity: The Urbanists; Socialism in One Building: The House Commune; 10 Utopia in Life: The Communal Movement; Native Traditions; Communes on the Land; Communes in the Town; The Laboratory of the Revolution
  • Part IV: Dreams and Nightmares11 War on the Dreamers; The End of Revolutionary Utopia; Iconoclasm, Festival, Godbuilding; Anti-Egalitarianism; Fantasectomy: Utopia, City, Commune; 12 Conclusion; Lunar Economics and Social Revolution; Stalin and the Fantasy State; The Fate of Revolutionary Utopia; A Note on Sources and Abbreviations; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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unknown
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1 online resource (340 p.)
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online
Isbn
9781280440533
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computer
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c
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remote
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Label
Revolutionary dreams : utopian vision and experimental life in the Russian Revolution, Richard Stites, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Part I: From Dreaming to Awakening; 1 Social Daydreaming Before the Revolution; Utopian Mentalities; Popular Utopia: Justice, Community, Rebellion; Administrative Utopia: Parade, Facade, Colony; Populism: Vision and Counterculture; Marxism: City and Machine; 2 Revolution: Utopias in the Air and on the Ground; A New World; The Dreamer in the Kremlin; War Communism as Utopia; Beyond the Green Wall; Part II: Living the Revolution; 3 Revolutionary Iconoclasm; Vandalism: War on Luxury; Iconoclasm: War on Signs; Nihilism: War on Culture
  • Makhaevism: War on IntellectualsAnti-Iconoclasm; 4 Festivals of the People; Days of Revolution; Early Signs of Bolshevism; Moscow: Talking City; Petrograd: Theater City; Ritual and Carnival; 5 Godless Religion; Godkillers and Godbuilders; Storming the Heavens; Rituals of a Counterfaith; Proletarian Morality; The Missing Faith; 6 The Republic of Equals; Equality and Justice; Russian Levellers; Dress, Speech, and Deference; Utopian Miniature: The Conductorless Orchestra; Privilege and Revolution; 7 Man the Machine; The Cult of Ford and Taylor; Utopian Robotry; The Struggle for Time
  • The Art of ProductionTime, Space, Motion, Order; Part III: We: The Community of the Future; 8 Utopia in Time: Futurology and Science Fiction; Time Forward; Utopia, Science, and Futurology; Maps of Heaven and Hell; Decoding Revolutionary Fantasy; Back to the Future: Nostalgic Utopia; 9 Utopia in Space: City and Building; The Antiurban Impulse; The Greening of Russia: The Disurbanists; Supercity: The Urbanists; Socialism in One Building: The House Commune; 10 Utopia in Life: The Communal Movement; Native Traditions; Communes on the Land; Communes in the Town; The Laboratory of the Revolution
  • Part IV: Dreams and Nightmares11 War on the Dreamers; The End of Revolutionary Utopia; Iconoclasm, Festival, Godbuilding; Anti-Egalitarianism; Fantasectomy: Utopia, City, Commune; 12 Conclusion; Lunar Economics and Social Revolution; Stalin and the Fantasy State; The Fate of Revolutionary Utopia; A Note on Sources and Abbreviations; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (340 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280440533
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000028545
  • (EBL)716793
  • (SSID)ssj0000237803
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11187756
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000237803
  • (PQKBWorkID)10221833
  • (PQKB)10081161
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC716793
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000028545

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