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Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation: Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia


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Juli 1998

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"Discussing the rise and fall of Yugoslavia from a cultural point of view, that is, how the culture(s) of the country contributed to its formation and to its dissolution, this book leads to an entirely new and more accurate understanding of the tragedy of Yugoslavia." --Vasa Mihailovich, University of North Carolina


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. The rise of the Yugoslav national idea; 2. Creating a synthetic Yugoslav culture; 3. Supranational Yugoslav culture: brotherhood and unity; 4. The precipitous rise and calamitous fall of multinational Yugoslavia; Conclusion; Notes; Index.

Portrait

Andrew Baruch Wachtel is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Northwestern University. He is the author, most recently, of "An Obsession with History: Russian Writers Confront the Past" (Stanford, 1994).

Pressestimmen

'Discussing the rise and fall of Yugoslavia from a cultural point of view, that is, how the culture(s) of the country contributed both to its formation and to its dissolution, this book leads to an entirely new and more accurate understanding of the tragedy of Yugoslavia. The author presents his arguments logically, forcefully, and, most important, extremely objectively.' Vasa Mihailovich, University of North Carolina
EAN: 9780804731812
ISBN: 0804731810
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: STANFORD UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1998
Seitenanzahl: 316 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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