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Title Ruins of modernity / edited by Julia Hell and Andreas Schönle
Published Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010


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Description xv, 511 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Politics, history, and culture : a series from the International Institute at the University of Michigan
Politics, history, and culture.
Contents Authentic ruins : products of modernity / Andreas Huyssen -- Air war and architecture / Anthony Vidler -- Modernism and destruction in architecture / Vladimir Paperny -- Ruins of the avant-garde : from Tatlin's tower to paper architecture / Svetlana Boym -- Modernity as a "destroyed anthill" : Tolstoy on history and the aesthetics of ruins / Andreas Schönle -- Democratic destruction : ruins and emancipation in the American tradition / Russell A. Berman -- The ruins of a republic : Czech modernism after Munich, 1938/39 / Jonathan Bolton -- Layered time : ruins as shattered past, ruins as hope in Israeli and German landscapes and literature / Amir Eshel -- Cities, citizenship, and other Joburg stories / Lucia Saks -- Imperial ruin gazers, or why did Scipio weep? / Julia Hell -- Hegel's philosophy of world history via Sebald's imaginary of ruins : a contrapuntal critique of the "new space" of modernity / Todd Samuel Presner -- Vilcashuamán : telling stories in ruins / Jon Beasley-Murray -- The monument in ruins / Daniel Herwitz -- Simultaneous modernity : negotiations and resistances in urban India / Rahul Mehrotra -- Ruins as models : displaying destruction in postwar Germany / Helmut Puff -- "Memory traces of an abandoned set of futures" : industrial ruins in the postindustrial landscapes of Germany / Kerstin Barndt -- Colonial melancholy and Fordist nostalgia : the ruinscapes of Namibia and Detroit / George Steinmetz -- Dr. Strangelove's cabinet of wonder : sifting through the atomic ruins at the Nevada test site / Jonathan Veitch -- Invisible at a glance : indigenous cultures of the past, ruins, archaeological sites, and our regimes of visibility / Gustavo Verdesio -- Foundational ruins : the Lisbon earthquake and the sublime / Alexander Regier -- The promise of a ruin : Gavrila Derzhavin's archaic modernity / Tatiana Smoliarova -- Ruin cinema / Johannes von Moltke -- The place of rubble in the Trümmerfilm / Eric Rentschler -- Lost in time : Boris Mikhailov and his study of the Soviet / Helen Petrovsky
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ruins, Modern.
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century.
Ruins in literature.
Ruins in motion pictures.
Author Hell, Julia.
Schönle, Andreas.
LC no. 2009035117
ISBN 9780822344568 cloth alkaline paper
0822344564 cloth alkaline paper
9780822344742 paperback alkaline paper
0822344742 paperback alkaline paper