Communism unwrapped : consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe /

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Other Authors: Bren, Paulina., Neuburger, Mary, 1966-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • Living large : introduction
  • Tuzex and the hustler : living it up in Czechoslovakia / Paulina Bren
  • Utopia gone terribly right : plutonium's "gated communities" in the Soviet Union and the United States / Kate Brown
  • "Knife in the water" : competitive consumption in urbanizing Poland / Kacper Poblocki
  • Quality control : introduction
  • The taste of smoke : bulgartabak and the manufacturing of cigarettes and satisfaction / Mary Neuburger
  • Risky business : what was really being sold in the department stores of socialist Eastern Europe? / Patrick Hyder Patterson
  • Material harmony : the quest for quality in socialist Bulgaria, 1960s-1980s / Rossitza Guentcheva
  • Kitchen talk : introduction
  • Eating up Yugoslavia : cookbooks and consumption in socialist Yugoslavia / Wendy Bracewell
  • Grounds for discontent? : coffee from the black market to the kaffeeklatsch in the GDR / Katherine Pence
  • From black caviar to blackouts : gender, consumption, and lifestyle in Ceausescu's Romania / Jill Massino
  • To market, to market
  • : introduction
  • The "socialist bourse" : alcohol, reputation, and gender in Romania's second economy during the 1980s / Narcis Tulbure
  • The extraordinary career of Feketevágo Ur : wood theft, pig-killing, and entrepreneurship in communist Hungary, 1948-1956 / Karl Brown
  • Keeping it close to home : resourcefulness and scarcity in late socialist and post-socialist Poland / Malgorzata Mazurek
  • Constructive criticism : introduction
  • Kids, cars, or cashews? : debating and remembering consumption in socialist Hungary / Tamas Dombos and Lena Pellandini-Simanyi
  • The house that socialism built : reform, consumption and inequality in postwar Yugoslavia / Brigitte Le Normand
  • Shop around the bloc : trader tourism and its discontents on the East German-Polish border / Mark Keck-Szajbel.