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Author Donovan, Victoria, 1981- author.

Title Chronicles in stone : preservation, patriotism, and identity in Northwest Russia / Victoria Donovan
Published Ithaca [New York] : Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 231 pages)
Series NIU series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies
Contents Phoenixes From The Ashes : Postwar Reconstruction As A Patriotic Duty -- Zapovedniks Or Tourist Resorts? : Marketing Heritage To National Audiences -- Landscapes Of Living History : Folk Architecture In The National Imaginary -- Burnt-Out Fairy Tales : Preservation As A Metaphor For Loss After Socialism -- Guardians Of Our Heritage : Rebranding The Northwest In The Putin Era -- "Every Centimeter Of This Ground Is History" : Heritage, Narrative, And Identity
Summary "The book's central argument is that the Soviet state exploited the cultural heritage of the Northwest to craft patriotic narratives of the people's genius, heroism and strength that could bind the nation together after 1945"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 08, 2019)
Subject Communism and culture -- Soviet Union.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Political aspects -- Russia, Northwestern
Cultural property -- Protection -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union, Northwestern
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Political aspects -- Russia, Northwestern
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union, Northwestern
Historic preservation -- Political aspects -- Russia, Northwestern
Historic preservation -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union, Northwestern
National characteristics, Russian.
Nationalism and architecture -- Russia (Federation)
Nationalism and architecture -- Soviet Union
Russians -- Ethnic identity.
Communism and culture.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Political aspects.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Russia & the Former Soviet Union.
National characteristics, Russian.
Nationalism and architecture.
Russians -- Ethnic identity.
Northwestern Russia.
Northwestern Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019022527
ISBN 1501747886
1501747894
9781501747885
9781501747892