Politics in color and concrete : socialist materialities and the middle class in Hungary / Krisztina Fehérváry.
Material culture in Eastern Europe under state socialism is remembered as uniformly gray, shabby, and monotonous - the worst of postwar modernist architecture and design. This book revisits this history by exploring domestic space in Hungary from the 1950s through the 1990s and reconstructs the mult...
Indiana University Press,
|Series:||New anthropologies of Europe.
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- Introduction : the qualities of color and concrete
- Normal life in the former socialist city
- Socialist realism in the socialist city
- Socialist modern and the production of demanding citizens
- Socialist generic and the branding of state socialism
- Organicist modern and super-natural organicism
- Unstable landscapes of property, morality, and status
- The new family house and the new middle class
- Heterotopias of the normal in private worlds