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    DescriptionPhotographer Rebecca Litchfield captures many abandoned location's, which were either part of the Soviet Union or occupied satellite states during this period of history, including forgotten towns, factories, prisons, schools, monuments, hospitals, theatres, military complexes, asylums & death camps across the former communist states. These photographs deliver a compelling narrative of both moral bankruptcy and flawed ideology. Featuring stunning imagery throughout, this compelling road-trip through the old USSR, breathes new life into these forgotten places, finding both beauty and meaning in their post-apocalyptic decay. Extended essays by Tristi Brownett, Neill Cockwill and Professor Owen Evans, offer considerable contextual depth to the locations imbuing them with a wealth of connection and wonder. By virtue of its holistic approach, the book also explores how and why these once thriving communities became abandoned, whether by natural disaster, man-made catastrophe or simply through the march of time.


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    Title
    Soviet Ghosts
    Subtitle
    The Soviet Union Abandoned: A Communist Empire in Decay
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rebecca Litchfield
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 251 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,293 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908211163
    ISBN 10: 1908211164
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    DC22: 779
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    BISAC V2.8: PHO001000
    Abridged Dewey: 778
    LC classification: TR
    BISAC V2.8: PHO004000
    DC23: 779.447092
    Thema V1.0: AJC, AJCD
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (colour)
    Publisher
    Pro-Actif Communications
    Imprint name
    Carpet Bombing Culture
    Publication date
    01 October 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Darlington
    Author Information
    Rebecca Litchfield is a fine art photographer and a former Professional Photographer of the Year.