Ruins of modernity

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Full title: Ruins of modernity / edited by Julia Hell and Andreas Schönle.
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Other authors: Hell, Julia.
Schönle, Andreas.
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Table of 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 the 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
  • Layeredtime : 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.