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Races to Modernity
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This volume succeeds beautifully in conveying a detailed sense of urban development in Eastern Europe and the crucial importance of cities for the moderniszation of Eastern Europe during the half century before World War II.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. List of Maps
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Tables
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. List of Figures
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. 1. Races to Modernity: Metropolitan Aspirations in Eastern Europe, 1890–1940. An Introduction
  2. Jan C. Behrends, Martin Kohlrausch
  3. pp. 1-20
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  1. THE SOCIAL AND THE NATIONAL QUESTION IN THE EASTERN METROPOLIS
  2. pp. 21-22
  1. 2. Modernity as Mask: Reality, Appearance, and Knowledge on the Petersburg Street
  2. Mark D. Steinberg
  3. pp. 23-48
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  1. 3. Modernist Visions and Mass Politics in Late Imperial Kiev
  2. Faith Hillis
  3. pp. 49-72
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  1. 4. Creating Polish Wilno, 1919–1939
  2. Theodore R. Weeks
  3. pp. 73-100
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  1. 5. Modern Moscow: Russia’s Metropolis and the State from Tsarism to Stalinism
  2. Jan C. Behrends
  3. pp. 101-124
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  1. URBANISM GOES EAST: THE DEVELOPMENT OF CAPITALS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND PLANNING
  2. pp. 125-126
  1. 6. Athens, 1890–1940: Transitory Modernism and National Realities
  2. Eleni Bastéa
  3. pp. 127-152
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  1. 7. Between Rivalry, Irrationality, and Resistance: The Modernization of Belgrade, 1890–1914
  2. Dubravka Stojanović
  3. pp. 153-178
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  1. 8. Architectural Praxis in Sofia: The Changing Perception of Oriental Urbanity and European Urbanism, 1879–1940
  2. Elitza Stanoeva
  3. pp. 179-204
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  1. 9. Warszawa Funkcjonalna: Radical Urbanism and the International Discourse on Planning in the Interwar Period
  2. Martin Kohlrausch
  3. pp. 205-232
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  1. OSTMODERNE? EAST EUROPEAN MODERNISM
  2. pp. 233-234
  1. 10. Capital Modernism in the Baltic Republics: Kaunas, Tallinn, and Riga
  2. Steven A. Mansbach
  3. pp. 235-266
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  1. 11. Imperial and National Helsinki: Shaping an Eastern or Western Capital City?
  2. Laura Kolbe
  3. pp. 267-288
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  1. 12. Modernizing Zagreb: The Freedom of the Periphery
  2. Eve Blau
  3. pp. 289-312
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 313-344
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. 345-348
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 349-356
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  1. Back cover
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