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Moscow (Topographics) Paperback – 1 May 2005


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  • Paperback: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books (1 May 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1861892403
  • ISBN-13: 978-1861892409
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 3 x 23.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,728,646 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The fact that Schlgel's book was originally written in the beginning of the 1980s not only provides the reader with a unique view but also sets the background for a better understanding of contemporary Moscow. . . . Successfully explores aspects of Moscow history often neglected by cultural studies. . . . Moscow proves to be an entertaining and insightful study of Moscow, one that prompts the reader to explore the city further." -- Natalia Lechtchenko "Russian Review" (10/01/2006)

"The fact that Schlgel''s book was originally written in the beginning of the 1980s not only provides the reader with a unique view but also sets the background for a better understanding of contemporary Moscow. . . . Successfully explores aspects of Moscow history often neglected by cultural studies. . . . Moscow proves to be an entertaining and insightful study of Moscow, one that prompts the reader to explore the city further." -- Natalia Lechtchenko "Russian Review" (10/01/2006)

"Schlgel has a keen eye for the remnants of Moscow''s architectural heritage. . . . Schlgel''s Moscow wiill interest students of architecture and planning, and Helen Atkins has provided a wonderfully readable translation. Those who can recall late-Soviet Moscow may also enjoy his leisurely strolls about the city."-Michael F. Hamm, Historian -- Michael F. Hamm "The Historian" (08/01/2007)

"The fact that Schlogel''s book was originally written in the beginning of the 1980s not only provides the reader with a unique view but also sets the background for a better understanding of contemporary Moscow. . . . Successfully explores aspects of Moscow history often neglected by cultural studies. . . . "Moscow "proves to be an entertaining and insightful study of Moscow, one that prompts the reader to explore the city further."--"Russian Review""" --Natalia Lechtchenko"Russian Review" (10/01/2006)

"Uncovers interesting links. . . . Constructivism and its legacy in Moscow's architecture figure largely inSchlogel s book, so it is fitting that the English translation has come out at a time when awareness of the movement's importance is growing."--Brian Droitcour"Moscow Times" (06/30/2006)"

"The fact that Schlogel's book was originally written in the beginning of the 1980s not only provides the reader with a unique view but also sets the background for a better understanding of contemporary Moscow. . . . Successfully explores aspects of Moscow history often neglected by cultural studies. . . . Moscow proves to be an entertaining and insightful study of Moscow, one that prompts the reader to explore the city further."--Natalia Lechtchenko"Russian Review" (10/01/2006)"

"Schlogel has a keen eye for the remnants of Moscow's architectural heritage. . . . Schlogel's Moscow wiill interest students of architecture and planning, and Helen Atkins has provided a wonderfully readable translation. Those who can recall late-Soviet Moscow may also enjoy his leisurely strolls about the city."--Michael F. Hamm"The Historian" (08/01/2007)"

About the Author

Karl Schlogel is a historian and essayist and teaches at the Europa University Vadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. His many books include histories of Berlin and Petersburg, and he won the European Charles Veillon essay prize in 1990 and the Anna Kruger prize in 1999.


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