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Russian housing in the modern age

Russian housing in the modern age

design and social history

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Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press, New York, Cambridge University Press in Washington, D.C, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Russia (Federation),
    • Socialist realism and architecture -- Russia (Federation),
    • Architecture and society -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by William Craft Brumfield and Blair A. Ruble.
      SeriesWoodrow Wilson Center series
      ContributionsBrumfield, William Craft, 1944-, Ruble, Blair A., 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7367 .R88 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 322 p. :
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1731641M
      ISBN 100521431972
      LC Control Number92036176

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The chapters in this book, by specialists in various areas of modern Russian history and culture, explore the ways in which Russians during the past century have provided one of the most basic of human needs--housing.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm. Contents: Everybody's got to be someplace: organizing space in the Russian peasant house, to / Robert Edelman --Redesigning the Russian house, to ; Building for comfort and profit: the new apartment house / William Craft Brumfield --Soviet housing during the.

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