Cultures and Nations of Central and Eastern Europe: Essays in Honor of Roman Szporluk

Cultures and Nations of Central and Eastern Europe: Essays in Honor of Roman Szporluk

by Zvi Gitelman
     
 

Written in honor of one of the foremost observers of nationalism and culture in Central and Eastern Europe, this volume brings together 35 eminent scholars from the United States, Canada, Ukraine, and Poland. Supplemented by a bibliography of the work of Roman Szporluk, these fresh, urgent essays mirror Szporluk's broad and comparativist approach.See more details below

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Written in honor of one of the foremost observers of nationalism and culture in Central and Eastern Europe, this volume brings together 35 eminent scholars from the United States, Canada, Ukraine, and Poland. Supplemented by a bibliography of the work of Roman Szporluk, these fresh, urgent essays mirror Szporluk's broad and comparativist approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780916458935
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute Publications Series, #64
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Tabula Gratulatoria
"Behold"
Contributors
Preface
Introduction
The Bibliography of Roman Szporluk1
Women in Ukraine: The Political Potential of Community Organizations29
Systemic Crisis and National Mobilization: The Case of the "Memorandum of the Serbian Academy"49
Europe West and East: Thoughts on History, Culture, and Kosovo71
Progressive Judaism in Poland: Dilemmas of Modernity and Identity89
The Slavic Saint Jerome: An Entertainment101
Surzhyk: The Rules of Engagement113
Native Land, Promised Land, Golden Land: Jewish Emigration from Russia and Ukraine137
Symbolic Autobiography in the Prose of Mykola Khvyl'ovyi (Some Preliminary Observations)165
The Odyssey of the Petliura Library and the Records of the Ukrainian National Republic during World War II181
Taras Bulba on the Pampas and the Fjords: A Ukrainian Cossack Theme in Western Opera209
The Borderlands of Power: Territory and Great Power Status in Russia at the Beginning and at the End of the Twentieth Century225
Krakivs'ki visti: An Overview251
National Identities in Post-Soviet Ukraine: The Case of Lviv and Donetsk263
Text and Subtext in Roman Ivanychuk's Mal'vy283
Losing Faith: The Slovak-Hungarian Constitutional Struggle, 1906-1914293
Was Iaroslav of Halych Really Shooting Sultans in 1185?313
The Habsburg Empire (Re)Disintegrates: The Roots of Opposition in Lviv and Ljubljana, 1988329
The Image of Jews in Ukraine's Intellectual Tradition: The Role of Istoriia Rusov343
Nationalizing the Public359
Class Interest and the Shaping of a "Non-Historical" Nation: Reassessing the Galician Ruthenian Path to Ukrainian Identity373
The Polish and Ukrainian Languages: A Mutually Beneficial Relationship393
Interwar Poland and Romania: The Nationalization of Elites, the Vanishing Middle, and the Problem of Intellectuals407
Private Property Comes to Russia: The Reign of Catherine II431
The Revolutionary Crisis of 1846-1849 and Its Place in the Development of Nineteenth-Century Galicia443
The First Constitution of Ukraine (5 April 1710)471
Nationalism and Communist Multiethnic Polities: The Legacies of Ethnicization497
Religious Exclusion and State Building: The Roman Catholic Church and the Attempted Revival of Greek Catholicism in the Chelm Region, 1918-1924509
Inscriptions East and West in the First Millennium: The Common Heritage and the Parting of the Ways527
Russians in Ukraine: Problems and Prospects539
Nationalism and the Public Sphere: The Limits of Rational Association in the Nineteenth-Century Polish Countryside555
History and the Making of Nations569
Grappling with the Hero: Hrushevs'kyi Confronts Khmel'nyts'kyi589
Ernest Gellner and the "Constructivist" Theory of Nation611
Old-Fashioned Slavs at Carnival in Venice: The Dramatic Dilemma of Eastern Europe621
The Diminishing Burden of the Soviet Past: Russian Assessments of Russian-Ukrainian Linkages633

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