ISBN-10:
9052012970
ISBN-13:
9789052012971
Pub. Date:
12/19/2005
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Developing Cultural Identity in the Balkans: Convergence vs. Divergence / Edition 1

Developing Cultural Identity in the Balkans: Convergence vs. Divergence / Edition 1

by Raymond Detrez, Pieter Plas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789052012971
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/19/2005
Series: Europe plurielle / Multiple Europes Series , #34
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 239
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Editors: Raymond Detrez is professor of East European history and director of the Centre for Southeast European Studies at Ghent University. He is the author of several specialized works on nationalism and ethnic conflict in the Balkans, and on Bulgarian history and culture.
Pieter Plas holds a Ph.D. in East European languages and cultures from Ghent University, where he is currently affiliated with the Centre for Southeast European Studies. His main academic interests are in Slavic folklore, anthropology and ethnolinguistics, with emphasis on the Balkan Slavs.

Table of Contents

Contents: Raymond Detrez/Pieter Plas: Introduction: Convergence and Divergence in the Development of Balkan Cultural Identity – Victor A. Friedman: From Orientalism to Democracy and Back Again. Turkish in the Balkans and in Balkan Languages – Christian Voss: Linguistic Divergence and (Re)Convergence within the Macedonian Standard/Dialect Continuum – Tanja Petrović: The Serbs of Bela Krajina between Local and National Identity – Magdalena Elchinova: Alien by Default. The Identity of the Turks of Bulgaria at Home and in Immigration – Nada Alaica: A Mixing of Cultural Identities. The Croatian Borderlands in the Nineteenth Century – Georgios Plakotos: Christian and Muslim Converts from the Balkans in Early Modern Venice. Patterns of Social and Cultural Mobility and Identities – Julia G. Krivoruchko: A Case of Divergent Convergence. The Cultural Identity of Romaniote Jewry – Bernard Lory: The Bulgarian-Macedonian Divergence. An Attempted Elucidation – Basil C. Gounaris: Constructing and Deconstructing a Common Balkan Past in Nineteenth-Century Greece – Nathalie Clayer: Convergences and Divergences in Nationalism through the Albanian Example – Boyko Penchev: Tsarigrad/Istanbul and the Spatial Construction of Bulgarian National Identity in the 1860s and 1870s.

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