Among the many successes of the Soviet Union were inaugural space flight – ahead of the United States – and many other triumphs related to aviation. Aviators and cosmonauts enjoyed heroic status in the Soviet Union, and provided supports of the Soviet project with iconic figures which could be used...
To Be Published March 30th 2016 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies
This volume offers an in-depth investigation of the role of new media in the political, social and cultural life in the region of Europe-Asia. By focusing on new media, which is understood primarily as internet-enabled networked social practice, the book puts forward a political and cultural...
Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge
This is the first book to explore the phenomenon of glamour and celebrity in contemporary Russian culture, ranging across media forms, disciplinary boundaries and modes of inquiry, with particular emphasis on the media personality. The book demonstrates how the process of ‘celebrification’ in...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge