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Moscow, 1937, by Karl Schlogel

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Moscow, 1937
Title
Moscow, 1937
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by Karl Schlogel
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Subject
Language
eng
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Schlögel, Karl
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Moscow Trials, Moscow, Russia, 1936-1937
  • Communist party purges
  • Soviet Union
  • Moscow (Russia)
Label
Moscow, 1937, by Karl Schlogel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [619]-637) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Margarita's flight : Manuscripts don't burn. A writer in 1937 - Relief map of the city, locations, staging posts - Dramatis personae and their portrayal, dual characters - NKVD, the organization - "People vanished from their apartments without trace" - Sudden deaths, execution as spectacle - 'That can't be!' -- Aleksandr Medvedkin's New Moscow- A new cityscape: Stalin's General Plan for the Reconstruction of Moscow - Moscow as a construction site: between demolition and new construction - Moscow beyond the Ring Roads - Human landscape, struggle for survival -- Snapshot of the status quo. Directories as documents of their age - Topography of power and other locations - Traces of the disappeared - Lists of people to be shot and the posthumous reconstruction of their addresses -- World-historical criminal cases: the rhetoric of the first Moscow show trial - The echo of violence: how a latent civil war comes to be articulated in language - 'Double-dealers' - The birth of the show trial from the spirit of lynch-law - The ideal enemy -- A key scene in European intellectual history: Feuchtwanger's meeting with Stalin - The impotence of the anti-fascist movement: how to generate a point of view - The end of the flaneur: journey in the shadow of the NKVD - The phenomenology of confusion and the creation of unambiguous meaning: credo quia absurdum - Leave-taking at Belorussky Station -- Moscow maps: the scene is Spain - A world in meltdown, war scare - The Soviet nation as a patriotic fighting unit - Metastases: show trial in Barcelona, the NKVD abroad - Barcelona transfer: Moscow experiences -- A journey into the interior of society - 6 January 1937: snapshot of an empire - Ten years after the census of 1926: balance sheet after the Great Transformation - Self-analysis, self-education, data acquisition- The shock of the missing millions - Statistics as crime -- 'Business-like atmosphere' - The language of expert witnesses - The topography of the Five-Year Plan - Human sacrifice, nemesis, chorus - Postscript -- The New York Times: 'All Russia was Pushkin-mad today' - 'Comrade Pushkin' : consecration of a classic - A feast in the time of plague: coded discourses - Platitudes of a new culture - Russian genius and Imperial rule -- The shock: Sergo is dead - Escape into ritual - Suicide as a weapon - A hopeless situation and protest - Death as a group experience: speaking of death in times of mass murder -- A leadership at its wits' end. The voice of panic - Testing the limits and exceeding them: the Party indicts Bukharin and Rykov - The shock: 'universal, free, secret elections' - Audit report: ungovernability and fear of chaos - Wreckers at work in the NKVD - Dissolution of the Party and the creation of a new one - Setting the machinery in motion -- The exhibition trail: a journey through the map of the Soviet Union - The theme park of Twentieth Century civilization - Marginal encounters -- Red Square: parade ground and place of execution -- Radiofikatsia: the two faces of progress - Radio as the background noise of the new age - The sphere of feelings - Radio listeners as 'citizens of the world' - Stalin: the original soundtrack. The direction of the historical moment - Wreckers at work in the ether -- The First All-Union Congress of Architects, 16-26 June 1937 - Moscow as a building site - Chaos and stress - The Soviet universe as exhibition - The creation of a new style during a state of emergency - Closing speech: Frank Lloyd Wright -- 'The glorious beauty of young people' - 'Fizkulturnik', 'Fizkulturnitsa': icons of the new age - 'Stalin's tribe': Tableaux vivants in Red Square --
  • 'Lenin in October': the Revolution corrected - The USSR as a land of film, picture palaces and stars - Mosfilm 1937: chaos in the film factory - 'Volga-Volga'\': directors as conspirators, actors as spies - Terror and good entertainment ; The emergence of Soviet geologists: science and the dream of an affluent nation - Pioneers the nation does not need: geologists as enemies of the people - Vladimir Vernadsky: A patriot without fear - Excursion to the Moscow-Volga Canal: science and slave labour -- After the White Sea - Baltic Sea Canal: Stalin's second arterial highway - A canal as a Gesamtkunstwerk: the aesthetics of a man-made riverscape - Dmitlag: the Gulag Archipelago at the gates of the capital. The parallel society of the camp zone - Perekovka Reforging: the laboratory of the new man - 'I have seen a country that has been transformed into one great camp' -- Triumphs, records: a city in a fever - Non-stop to America - The conquest of the Arctic - Twentieth-century adventures - Heroes of the age: Stalin's aviators - 'There are thousands of dreamers like me' - 'Bolshevik romanticism' and terror -- Andre Gide: On luxury and shortages - Advertisements, window displays: objects of desire and how to present them - Dizzy with hunger - A hopeless struggle: a nation of speculators -The queue as grapevine -- Open spaces, dream landscapes: cruising on the volga, holidaying on the red riviera, conspiracies in the dachas -- Returning home from exile: establishing contact with the new Russia - National Bolshevism and Stalin's 'Socialism in One Country' - The world of 'former people' and 1937 - A double reading: a diary with comments by the NKVD -- In the diplomats' box - Conversations in the inner circle of power -- The bombs come closer - Beau monde, illustrious society - Masked ball at the American Embassy - Interior with piano and nursemaid - Yezhov's salon: art and the secret police - Postscript: inventory of luxury and fashion -- 'Lenin in October' : the Revolution corrected - The USSR as a land of film, picture palaces and stars - Mosfilm 1937: chaos in the film factory - 'Volga-Volga' : directors as conspirators, actors as spies - Terror and good entertainment -- Dimitrov's diary: a record of self-destruction - Vanishing point Moscow. Biotope - Foreign comrades - Vulnerability: world communism as world conspiracy - Lists, dossiers and card indexes -- 'A centre of culture and rest' - 'What a summer!' - The locus of public opinion -- 'Shanghai' : city of immigrants, city on the periphery - Ivan Likhachev, captain of industry - Factory patriotism: the factory as melting pot - 'Mass criticism' or the orchestration of hatred and despair -- Dzhaz (Utyosov) - Songs for the masses (Dunayevsky) - Classical music (Shostakovich) -- Changing faces, changing times -- Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov's journey to America - Special relations: Soviet Americanism and the New Deal - The American Way of Life in 1937 - Utopia as present-day reality -- The birth of the Soviet Union from the spirit of songs for the masses - Moscow as an image-making machine - Homogenizing labour: purges and the unity of the Soviet nation -- Looking for traces: the archaeology of the graveyard - Mass murder on the outskirts of the city - Sociology of the mass grave - Killing by quota. Order No. 00447 - World war, civil war -- 'Lonely white saile' dreamtime, children's worlds -- At the heart of Moscow: power made visible - Celebratory speeches and music between the mass murders - Ovations for the executioners. Morituri salutant -- Bukharin's final plea - The show trial: exercises in dialectics - The Lubyanka: prison as a production site - Letter to Koba - A Moscow childhood in 1900 -- For official use only moscow as a city on the enemy map -- The imaginary centre. A support for the Empire - The dome that disappeared: Russian Byzantium - Labouring away at a vacuum. Fantasies of the building of the century - Rome, New York, Moscow. The genius of Boris Iofan - War, post-war, and the end of the state of emergency -- Instead of an epilogue
Control code
FIEb17141746
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xix, 652 pages
Isbn
9780745650760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)828206230
Label
Moscow, 1937, by Karl Schlogel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [619]-637) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Margarita's flight : Manuscripts don't burn. A writer in 1937 - Relief map of the city, locations, staging posts - Dramatis personae and their portrayal, dual characters - NKVD, the organization - "People vanished from their apartments without trace" - Sudden deaths, execution as spectacle - 'That can't be!' -- Aleksandr Medvedkin's New Moscow- A new cityscape: Stalin's General Plan for the Reconstruction of Moscow - Moscow as a construction site: between demolition and new construction - Moscow beyond the Ring Roads - Human landscape, struggle for survival -- Snapshot of the status quo. Directories as documents of their age - Topography of power and other locations - Traces of the disappeared - Lists of people to be shot and the posthumous reconstruction of their addresses -- World-historical criminal cases: the rhetoric of the first Moscow show trial - The echo of violence: how a latent civil war comes to be articulated in language - 'Double-dealers' - The birth of the show trial from the spirit of lynch-law - The ideal enemy -- A key scene in European intellectual history: Feuchtwanger's meeting with Stalin - The impotence of the anti-fascist movement: how to generate a point of view - The end of the flaneur: journey in the shadow of the NKVD - The phenomenology of confusion and the creation of unambiguous meaning: credo quia absurdum - Leave-taking at Belorussky Station -- Moscow maps: the scene is Spain - A world in meltdown, war scare - The Soviet nation as a patriotic fighting unit - Metastases: show trial in Barcelona, the NKVD abroad - Barcelona transfer: Moscow experiences -- A journey into the interior of society - 6 January 1937: snapshot of an empire - Ten years after the census of 1926: balance sheet after the Great Transformation - Self-analysis, self-education, data acquisition- The shock of the missing millions - Statistics as crime -- 'Business-like atmosphere' - The language of expert witnesses - The topography of the Five-Year Plan - Human sacrifice, nemesis, chorus - Postscript -- The New York Times: 'All Russia was Pushkin-mad today' - 'Comrade Pushkin' : consecration of a classic - A feast in the time of plague: coded discourses - Platitudes of a new culture - Russian genius and Imperial rule -- The shock: Sergo is dead - Escape into ritual - Suicide as a weapon - A hopeless situation and protest - Death as a group experience: speaking of death in times of mass murder -- A leadership at its wits' end. The voice of panic - Testing the limits and exceeding them: the Party indicts Bukharin and Rykov - The shock: 'universal, free, secret elections' - Audit report: ungovernability and fear of chaos - Wreckers at work in the NKVD - Dissolution of the Party and the creation of a new one - Setting the machinery in motion -- The exhibition trail: a journey through the map of the Soviet Union - The theme park of Twentieth Century civilization - Marginal encounters -- Red Square: parade ground and place of execution -- Radiofikatsia: the two faces of progress - Radio as the background noise of the new age - The sphere of feelings - Radio listeners as 'citizens of the world' - Stalin: the original soundtrack. The direction of the historical moment - Wreckers at work in the ether -- The First All-Union Congress of Architects, 16-26 June 1937 - Moscow as a building site - Chaos and stress - The Soviet universe as exhibition - The creation of a new style during a state of emergency - Closing speech: Frank Lloyd Wright -- 'The glorious beauty of young people' - 'Fizkulturnik', 'Fizkulturnitsa': icons of the new age - 'Stalin's tribe': Tableaux vivants in Red Square --
  • 'Lenin in October': the Revolution corrected - The USSR as a land of film, picture palaces and stars - Mosfilm 1937: chaos in the film factory - 'Volga-Volga'\': directors as conspirators, actors as spies - Terror and good entertainment ; The emergence of Soviet geologists: science and the dream of an affluent nation - Pioneers the nation does not need: geologists as enemies of the people - Vladimir Vernadsky: A patriot without fear - Excursion to the Moscow-Volga Canal: science and slave labour -- After the White Sea - Baltic Sea Canal: Stalin's second arterial highway - A canal as a Gesamtkunstwerk: the aesthetics of a man-made riverscape - Dmitlag: the Gulag Archipelago at the gates of the capital. The parallel society of the camp zone - Perekovka Reforging: the laboratory of the new man - 'I have seen a country that has been transformed into one great camp' -- Triumphs, records: a city in a fever - Non-stop to America - The conquest of the Arctic - Twentieth-century adventures - Heroes of the age: Stalin's aviators - 'There are thousands of dreamers like me' - 'Bolshevik romanticism' and terror -- Andre Gide: On luxury and shortages - Advertisements, window displays: objects of desire and how to present them - Dizzy with hunger - A hopeless struggle: a nation of speculators -The queue as grapevine -- Open spaces, dream landscapes: cruising on the volga, holidaying on the red riviera, conspiracies in the dachas -- Returning home from exile: establishing contact with the new Russia - National Bolshevism and Stalin's 'Socialism in One Country' - The world of 'former people' and 1937 - A double reading: a diary with comments by the NKVD -- In the diplomats' box - Conversations in the inner circle of power -- The bombs come closer - Beau monde, illustrious society - Masked ball at the American Embassy - Interior with piano and nursemaid - Yezhov's salon: art and the secret police - Postscript: inventory of luxury and fashion -- 'Lenin in October' : the Revolution corrected - The USSR as a land of film, picture palaces and stars - Mosfilm 1937: chaos in the film factory - 'Volga-Volga' : directors as conspirators, actors as spies - Terror and good entertainment -- Dimitrov's diary: a record of self-destruction - Vanishing point Moscow. Biotope - Foreign comrades - Vulnerability: world communism as world conspiracy - Lists, dossiers and card indexes -- 'A centre of culture and rest' - 'What a summer!' - The locus of public opinion -- 'Shanghai' : city of immigrants, city on the periphery - Ivan Likhachev, captain of industry - Factory patriotism: the factory as melting pot - 'Mass criticism' or the orchestration of hatred and despair -- Dzhaz (Utyosov) - Songs for the masses (Dunayevsky) - Classical music (Shostakovich) -- Changing faces, changing times -- Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov's journey to America - Special relations: Soviet Americanism and the New Deal - The American Way of Life in 1937 - Utopia as present-day reality -- The birth of the Soviet Union from the spirit of songs for the masses - Moscow as an image-making machine - Homogenizing labour: purges and the unity of the Soviet nation -- Looking for traces: the archaeology of the graveyard - Mass murder on the outskirts of the city - Sociology of the mass grave - Killing by quota. Order No. 00447 - World war, civil war -- 'Lonely white saile' dreamtime, children's worlds -- At the heart of Moscow: power made visible - Celebratory speeches and music between the mass murders - Ovations for the executioners. Morituri salutant -- Bukharin's final plea - The show trial: exercises in dialectics - The Lubyanka: prison as a production site - Letter to Koba - A Moscow childhood in 1900 -- For official use only moscow as a city on the enemy map -- The imaginary centre. A support for the Empire - The dome that disappeared: Russian Byzantium - Labouring away at a vacuum. Fantasies of the building of the century - Rome, New York, Moscow. The genius of Boris Iofan - War, post-war, and the end of the state of emergency -- Instead of an epilogue
Control code
FIEb17141746
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xix, 652 pages
Isbn
9780745650760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)828206230

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