The City in Russian Culture

1st Edition

Pavel Lyssakov, Stephen M Norris

Routledge
Published April 26, 2018
Reference - 316 Pages - 94 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138310230 - CAT# Y367855
Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

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Summary

Cities are constructed and organized by people, and in turn become an important factor in the organization of human life. They are sites of both social encounter and social division and provide for their inhabitants “a sense of place”. This book explores the nature of Russian cities, outlining the role played by various Russian cities over time. It focuses on a range of cities including provincial cities, considering both physical, iconic, created cities, and also cities as represented in films, fiction and other writing. Overall, the book provides a rich picture of the huge variety of Russian cities.

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