The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 15699

The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 15699

by Timothy Snyder

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ISBN-13: 9780300128413
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 755,632
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Timothy Snyder is assistant professor of history at Yale University.

 

Table of Contents

Names and Sourcesix
Gazetteerxi
Mapsxiii
Introduction1
Part IThe Contested Lithuanian-Belarusian Fatherland
1The Grand Duchy of Lithuania (1569-1863)15
2Lithuania! My Fatherland! (1863-1914)31
3The First World War and the Wilno Question (1914-1939)52
4The Second World War and the Vilnius Question (1939-1945)73
5Epilogue: Soviet Lithuanian Vilnius (1945-1991)90
Part IIThe Embattled Ukrainian Borderland
6Early Modern Ukraine (1569-1914)105
7Galicia and Volhynia at the Margin (1914-1939)133
8The Ethnic Cleansing of Western Ukraine (1939-1945)154
9The Ethnic Cleansing of Southeastern Poland (1945-1947)179
10Epilogue: Communism and Cleansed Memories (1947-1981)202
Part IIIThe Reconstructed Polish Homeland
11Patriotic Oppositions and State Interests (1945-1989)217
12The Normative Nation-State (1989-1991)232
13European Standards and Polish Interests (1992-1993)256
14Envoi: Returns to Europe277
Abbreviations294
Archives295
Document Collections296
Notes299
Acknowledgments350
Index355

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