National Ideology Under Socialism: Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania

National Ideology Under Socialism: Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania

by Katherine Verdery, Jan N T. Gross, Gross S Irena Grudzinska
     
 

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The current transformation of many Eastern European societies is impossible to understand without comprehending the intellectual struggles surrounding nationalism in the region. Anthropologist Katherine Verdery shows how the example of Romania suggests that current ethnic tensions come not from a resurrection of pre-Communist Nationalism but from the strengthening

Overview

The current transformation of many Eastern European societies is impossible to understand without comprehending the intellectual struggles surrounding nationalism in the region. Anthropologist Katherine Verdery shows how the example of Romania suggests that current ethnic tensions come not from a resurrection of pre-Communist Nationalism but from the strengthening of national ideologies under Communist Party rule.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520072169
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
05/02/1991
Series:
Society and Culture in East-Central Europe Series
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.18(d)

Meet the Author

Katherine Verdery is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, and the author of Transylvanian Villagers (California, 1983).

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