The 1970s: Portrait of a Generation at the Doorstep

The 1970s: Portrait of a Generation at the Doorstep

by Raili Nugin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789949329090
Publisher: University of Tartu Press
Publication date: 12/20/2015
Series: Politics and Society in the Baltic Sea Region Series , #3
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement 7

Foreword 9

Introduction 13

1 Transition, time and generation: discussing key concepts 21

2 Estonia's path to independence: a socio-historical overview of developments 40

3 How do the 1970s look in numbers? 52

4 Narrated life courses 78

5 Constructing a generation 100

6 We are what we remember: memories as a resource for identity 122

7 Public and media discourses 143

Conclusions: Generation on the doorstep or a doorstep for a generation? 164

References 176

Appendix I Charts describing the sample 188

Appendix II A chronology of the Estonian transition: turning points 191

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