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'We are transforming the prophecy of Libuše into reality!' The communist vision of Prague in the stalinist era
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dc.contributor.authorKurz, Michal
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-28T11:04:34Z
dc.date.available2018-05-28T11:04:34Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11956/96573
dc.description.abstractThe article focuses on the construction and symbolic encoding of Prague during the 1950s. After 1948 the political and professional elites constructed a suggestive propagandist image of the capital as a ‘new socialist city’. Prague began to be transformed through interventions in its physical space (architecture, monuments), production of its social reality (organized work teams) and reinterpretation of its history. The leading role of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in this process was systematically popularized by the political representatives, the local press and guidebooks. The Communist rhetoric emphasized both Soviet paragons and selected Czech historical traditions (in particular, the Hussite Movement and the Czech National Revival). Citing the example of Prague, this article attempts to underline the spatial aspect of Stalinist ideology and the social ‘constructability’ of any space.en
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dc.publisherUniverzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta
dc.title„Libušino proroctví přeměňujeme ve skutečnost!“ Komunistická vize Prahy v období stalinismucs
dc.typeČlánek v periodikucs
dcterms.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/
dc.title.translated'We are transforming the prophecy of Libuše into reality!' The communist vision of Prague in the stalinist eraen
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dc.description.startPage132
dc.description.endPage145
dcterms.isPartOf.nameHistorie – Otázky – Problémy (History, Issues, Problems)cs_CZ
dcterms.isPartOf.journalYear2016
dcterms.isPartOf.journalVolume8
dcterms.isPartOf.journalIssue1
dcterms.isPartOf.issn2336-6672
dc.subject.keywordPragueen
dc.subject.keywordimage of the cityen
dc.subject.keywordarchitectureen
dc.subject.keywordurban spaceen
dc.subject.keywordStalinismen
dc.subject.keyword1950sen


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