Red Vienna: experiment in working class culture, 1919-1934. - Helmut Gruber

Red Vienna: experiment in working class culture, 1919-1934. - Helmut Gruber

From 1919 to 1934, the Socialist government in Vienna sought to create a comprehensive working-class culture, striving to provide a foretaste of the socialist utopia in the present. In Red Vienna, Gruber critically examines the impact of this experiment in all areas of life, from massive public housing projects and health and education programs to socialist parades, festivals, and sporting events designed to create a "new" working class.

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Khawaga
Jul 24 2015 22:20

Thanks for uploading this! I'm interested in Otto Neurath, so this book will be great for reading about the wider context in which he came up with and designed his isotypes project.