Nationalism, Myth, and the State in Russia and Serbia: Antecedents of the Dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia

Nationalism, Myth, and the State in Russia and Serbia: Antecedents of the Dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia

by Veljko Vujacic

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ISBN-13: 9781107424074
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Pages: 335
Sales rank: 1,000,797
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Veljko Vuja i is Associate Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College, Ohio. His articles have appeared in Theory and Society, Post-Soviet Affairs, East European Politics and Societies, Comparative Politics, Research in Political Sociology, the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, the Encyclopedia of Revolutions, the Concise Encyclopedia of Comparative Sociology, and various edited volumes. Vuja i is the author of Sociologija Nacionalizma. Eseji iz teorijske i primenjene sociologije na primerima Rusije i Srbije (2013). He is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the Social Science Research Council, the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, IREX, and the Carnegie, Mellon, and Rockefeller Foundations. In 2010, he won the Teaching Excellence Award as best teacher in the Social Science Division at Oberlin College.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Russians and Serbs in the dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia: grounds for comparison and alternative explanations; 2. States, nations, and nationalism: a Weberian view; 3. Empire, state, and nation in Russia and Serbia; 4. Communism and nationalism: Russians and Serbs in the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia; 5. The nation as a community of shared memories and common political destiny: Russians and Serbs in literary narratives; Conclusion; Postscript.

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