Legacies of Totalitarian Language in the Discourse Culture of the Post-Totalitarian Era: The Case of Eastern Europe, Russia, and China

Legacies of Totalitarian Language in the Discourse Culture of the Post-Totalitarian Era: The Case of Eastern Europe, Russia, and China

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ISBN-13: 9780739164655
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/19/2011
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ernest Andrews is a visiting scholar at the Russian-Eastern European Institute at Indiana University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chapter 1: The Absent Past: The Language of Czech Sociology Before and After 1989 Chapter 3 Chapter 2: The Linguistic Legacy of the Communist Propaganda in Post-Communist Thought Patterns: The Case of Poland Chapter 4 Chapter 3: What Does Democracy Mean in Moldova? Political Discourse Around Contested Words in the Disputed Elections of 2009 Chapter 5 Chapter 4: The Language of Romanian Post-Communist Politics Twenty Years After: Linguistic Memories of a Communist Past Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Newspeak in the Language of Politics in the Post-Totalitarian Era: The Case of Bulgaria Chapter 7 Chapter 6: Intertwining Legacies: Language and Socio-Cultural Change in Post-Soviet Latvia Chapter 8 Chapter 7: The Language of the Media in Post-Communist Romania:Changes and Continuities Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Official Ideological Discourse in Pre-Transition and Post-Communist Russia: What Have Really Changed Since the Communist Period? Chapter 10 Chapter 9: Language, State and Society in Post-Mao China: Continuity and Change

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