Voices Of The Soviet Space Program

Author: S. Gerovitch
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 113748179X
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In this remarkable oral history, Slava Gerovitch presents interviews with the men and women who witnessed Soviet space efforts firsthand. Rather than comprising a "master narrative," these fascinating and varied accounts bring to light the often divergent perspectives, experiences, and institutional cultures that defined the Soviet space program.
Voices of the Soviet Space Program
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: S. Gerovitch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-16 - Publisher: Springer

In this remarkable oral history, Slava Gerovitch presents interviews with the men and women who witnessed Soviet space efforts firsthand. Rather than comprising a "master narrative," these fascinating and varied accounts bring to light the often divergent perspectives, experiences, and institutional cultures that defined the Soviet space program.
Soviet Space Mythologies
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Slava Gerovitch
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-26 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

From the start, the Soviet human space program had an identity crisis. Were cosmonauts heroic pilots steering their craft through the dangers of space, or were they mere passengers riding safely aboard fully automated machines? Tensions between Soviet cosmonauts and space engineers were reflected not only in the internal development
Voices of the Soviet Space Program
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: S. Gerovitch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-18 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

In this remarkable oral history, Slava Gerovitch presents interviews with the men and women who witnessed Soviet space efforts firsthand. Rather than comprising a "master narrative," these fascinating and varied accounts bring to light the often divergent perspectives, experiences, and institutional cultures that defined the Soviet space program.
Soviet Space Mythologies
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Slava Gerovitch
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-24 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

From the start, the Soviet human space program had an identity crisis. Were cosmonauts heroic pilots steering their craft through the dangers of space, or were they mere passengers riding safely aboard fully automated machines? Tensions between Soviet cosmonauts and space engineers were reflected not only in the internal development
Military Masculinity and Postwar Recovery in the Soviet Union
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Erica L. Fraser
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-02 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Rearming Masculinity explores military masculinity in the Soviet Union after the catastrophe of the Second World War. Soldiering had to be reimagined and resold to the public, which involved writing women out and re-establishing military identity as the premier form of masculinity in Soviet society.