Nation-building in the Post-Soviet Borderlands: The Politics of National Identities / Edition 1

Nation-building in the Post-Soviet Borderlands: The Politics of National Identities / Edition 1

by Graham Smith, Vivien Law, Andrew Wilson, Annette Bohr
     
 

Examines how national and ethnic identities are being reforged in the post-Soviet borderland states.See more details below

Overview

Examines how national and ethnic identities are being reforged in the post-Soviet borderland states.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521599689
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. Post-colonialism and borderland identities; Part I. Rediscovering National Histories: 2. National history and national identity in Ukraine and Belarus; 3. National identity and myths of ethnogenesis in Transcaucasia; 4. History and group identity in Central Asia; Part II. Ethnopolitics and the Construction of Group Boundaries: 5. Nation re-building and political discourses of identity politics in the Baltic states; 6. Redefining ethnic and linguistic boundaries in Ukraine: indigenes, settlers and Russophone Ukrainians; 7. The Central Asian states as nationalising regimes; Part III. Language and Nation-Building: 8. Language myths and the discourse of nation-building in Georgia; 9. Language policy and ethnic relations in Uzbekistan.

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