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Maria Bucur

's not even in the same school with me.” She was one of the dorm celebrities since the Freshman Ball. Miss Freshman. Look at them, boy, these celebs know how to suffer too. But a few seconds later I went to her. I took her in my arms and kept her as

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Cosmonaut Gossip

Socialist Masculinity as Private-Public Performance in the Kamanin Diaries

Erica L. Fraser and Kateryna Tonkykh

” overall were elevated to celebrity status almost overnight. Just as the first part of the diary for 1961 was filled with technical data, signifying Kamanin's status as a career aviation man and a veteran pilot, the second half of 1961 clearly exhibits

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Men and Masculinities under Socialism: Toward a Social and Cultural History

Peter Hallama

Kenney, Rebuilding Poland: Workers and Communists, 1945–1950 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1997), 237–286. 23 Erica L. Fraser, “Yuri Gagarin and Celebrity Masculinity in Soviet Culture,” in Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War: A Global

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

conclusion, a helpful summary of its major arguments. I cannot possibly do justice to all the important essays included in this volume, but here's an overview of the contents. The first, Alison Rowley's “Russian Revolutionary as American Celebrity: A Case

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

Communication (London: Routledge, 2002), 41. 58 Bourdieu, Distinction , 330. 59 Ibid. 60 Ana Hofman and Polona Sitar, “‘Buy Me a Silk Skirt, Mile!’ Celebrity Culture, Gender and Social Positioning in Socialist Yugoslavia,” in Social Inequalities and

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“Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”

Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models

Magdalena Kozłowska

, see Alison Rowley, “Russian Revolutionary as American Celebrity: A Case Study of Yekaterina Bresho-Breshkovskaya,” in The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union , ed. Melanie Ilic (London: Palgrave

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Print Culture, Mobility, and The Pacific, 1920–1950

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

culture reinforced this association, with popular magazines of the period drenched in notes of traveling celebrities and travel narratives. The middlebrow aspirational aspects of such print products, finding expression also in advertisements and other

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The Politics of Indigeneity and Heritage

Indonesian Mortuary Materials and Museums

Kathleen M. Adams

mortuary effigies and tombs are complicated cultural spaces. While sources of touristic celebrity and ethnic pride, they are also troubling visual reminders of that stratification. Hence, the elite Toraja elder's strategic deployment of the trope of

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Sheila K. Hoffman, Aya Tanaka, Bai Xue, Ni Na Camellia Ng, Mingyuan Jiang, Ashleigh McLarin, Sandra Kearney, Riria Hotere-Barnes, and Sumi Kim

historical celebrities who played an influential role in the founding and development of finance in Tianjin, which include Li Hongzhang, Yuan Shikai, Liang Qichao, Sun Yat-sen, and American President Herbert Hoover. The appearance of the last name was a