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Introduction: Returning to the Past

Chapter 1. Painting the Past Black and White: Czech Anticommunism after 1989
Chapter 2. The Past as Comedy: Representing Socialism in the 1990s
Chapter 3. The Late 1990s: Contesting the Past through Popular Culture
Chapter 4. Petty Heroism: Nostalgia for Resistance
Chapter 5. The Politics and Aesthetics of Retro
Chapter 6. Changing Memory Landscapes in the 2000s

Conclusion: Socialism Remembered


Velvet Retro

Postsocialist Nostalgia and the Politics of Heroism in Czech Popular Culture

Veronika Pehe

190 pages, 8 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-628-9 Hb Published (February 2020)

eISBN 978-1-80539-409-9 eBook