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EAN-139781861892409   EAN-13 barcode 9781861892409
Product NameMoscow (Topographics)
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Width1.2 inches    (convert)
Height9.2 inches    (convert)
Length6.15 inches    (convert)
Weight19.68 ounces    (convert)
AuthorKarl Schlögel
Page Count380
BindingPaperback
Published01/01/2006
Long DescriptionNo European city has undergone as much upheaval in the past fifteen years as Moscow. The stage for the fall of a world empire and the rebirth of a globally-connected Russia, Moscow has transformed from a monochrome capital city to a new Babylon iridescent with neon lights. Karl Schlögel's Moscow offers a fascinating and engaging portrait of this international metropolis in transformation. First published in German in 1984, and now rapidly attaining the status of a classic work, this debut English edition of Moscow has been updated with a new introduction and conclusion covering the post-Soviet period. Schlögel describes the modern history of Moscow from various aspects as he explores the city's streets and unearths the rich histories of its buildings, monuments, and parks. A city where the past and future continually clash, Moscow struggles to define its global role in the twenty-first century, and Karl Schlögel's insightful essays in Moscow provide a valuable window into the complex and resilient character of the ever-evolving capital and its citizens.
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