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Kosmos A Portrait Of The Russian Space Age

Pub Date : 2001-11-01 | Author : Adam Bartos | Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN 10 : 9781568983080
ISBN 13 : 1568983085

The inherent contradictions of the Space Age -- the mixture of technologies high and low, of nostalgia and progress, of pathos and promise -- are revealed in Kosmos, Adam Bartos's ..



Into The Cosmos

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : James T. Andrews | Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre

ISBN 10 : 9780822977469
ISBN 13 : 082297746X

The launch of the Sputnik satellite in October 1957 changed the course of human history. In the span of a few years, Soviets sent the first animal into space, the first man, and th..


Soviet Space Culture

Pub Date : 2011-08-16 | Author : E. Maurer | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230307049
ISBN 13 : 0230307043

Starting with the first man-made satellite 'Sputnik' in 1957 and culminating four years later with the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin, space became a new utopian horizon. This ..


The Long Space Age

Pub Date : 2017-04-25 | Author : Alexander MacDonald | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300219326
ISBN 13 : 0300219326

A NASA insider highlights the current and historic roles of private enterprise in humanity s pursuit of spaceflight"..


Soviet And Post Soviet Identities

Pub Date : 2012-04-26 | Author : Mark Bassin | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107011175
ISBN 13 : 1107011175

A fresh look at post-Soviet Russia and Eurasia and at the Soviet historical background that shaped the present...


Russian Children S Literature And Culture

Pub Date : 2013-02-01 | Author : Marina Balina | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135865566
ISBN 13 : 1135865566

Soviet literature in general and Soviet children’s literature in particular have often been labeled by Western and post-Soviet Russian scholars and critics as propaganda. Below t..