Pleasures in socialism : leisure and luxury in the Eastern Bloc / edited and with an introduction by David Crowley and Susan E. Reid
- Introduction: Pleasures in socialism? / David Crowley and Susan E. Reid -- Luxury in socialism: an absurd proposition? / Ina Merkel -- Kontra kultura: leisure and youthful rebellion in Stalinist Poland / Katherine Lebow -- Dior in Moscow: a taste for luxury in Soviet fashion under Khrushchev / Larissa Zakharova -- Soviet luxuries from champagne to private cars / Jukka Gronow and Sergei Zhuravlev -- Playing for cultural authority: Soviet TV professionals and the game show in the 1950s and 1960s / Kristin Roth-Ey -- Women on the verge of desire: women, work, and consumption in socialist Czechoslovakia / Paulina Bren -- Camping in East Germany: making "rough" nature more comfortable / Scott Moranda -- "Even under socialism, we don't want to do without love": East German erotica / Josie McLellan -- Inhaling luxury: smoking and anti-smoking in socialist Bulgaria 1947-1989 / Mary Neuburger -- Drink, leisure, and the second economy in socialist Romania / Narcis Tulbure -- Soviet women and fur consumption in the Brezhnev era / Anna Tikhomirova -- Nomenklatura with smoking guns: hunting in communist Hungary's party-state elite / Gyorgy Peteri.
- 9780810126909 (cloth : alk. paper)
0810126907 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
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