The heritage industry Russian style: the case of Yaroslavl

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Abstract

In advanced capitalist democracies, increased historical referencing has occurred within a context of changing regulatory modes from Fordism to post-Fordism. In post-Soviet Russia, historical referencing differs becvause of the confluence of three transitions: Fordism to post-Fordism, socialism to capitalism, and Soviet Russia to post-Soviet Russia. This article documents the use of history and culture by the Russian urban government used historical referencing to attract the gaze of the international tourist and investor as well as the gaze of the Russian public.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-51
Number of pages24
JournalUrban Affairs Review
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Urban Studies

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