Memory, History, and Opposition under State Socialism

Memory, History, and Opposition under State Socialism

by Rubie S. Watson, Robert M. Hayden, Caroline Humphrey, Stephen F. Jones, Ellen R. Judd
     
 

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ISBN-10: 093345287X

ISBN-13: 9780933452879

Pub. Date: 09/01/1994

Publisher: School for Advanced Research Press

From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the breakup of the Soviet Union to the "Velvet Revolutions" in Eastern European states, the last several years have been as eventful as any in history. This book examines the construction and maintenance of oppositional histories in state socialist societies. Eight anthropologists, sociologists, and historians present theoretical

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From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the breakup of the Soviet Union to the "Velvet Revolutions" in Eastern European states, the last several years have been as eventful as any in history. This book examines the construction and maintenance of oppositional histories in state socialist societies. Eight anthropologists, sociologists, and historians present theoretical insight and case studies, demonstrating that oppositional narratives were created by Chinese rural intellectuals, émigré Croatians, and individual dissenters such as Milovan Djilas of Yugoslavia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780933452879
Publisher:
School for Advanced Research Press
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Series:
School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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