Sputnik and DS: victory of socialist and democracy of capitalist

L. Yi

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The meaning and people's perception of an object are closely related to a specific society and culture in a specific time, which is known as material culture. In this essay, the Sputnik and the DS in EXPO '58 will be discussed: their meanings, how audience perceive them and how they convey their significances, to see the ideologies of socialists and capitalist.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThing theory & Urban objects at EXPO '58 / ed. by G. Wallis de Vries
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
ISBN (Print)978-90-386-3198-1
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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