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Balkan Identities

Nation and Memory

by Maria Todorova

  • 363 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European studies,
  • Nationalism,
  • Political Ideologies - Nationalism,
  • Historiography,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Southeast Europe,
  • Eastern Europe - General,
  • Ethnicity,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Balkan Peninsula

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8046006M
    ISBN 100814782795
    ISBN 109780814782798

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    Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States (ISBN   ) is a book by Vjekoslav Perica. It was first published in by Oxford University Press. The text explores the political roles of religious organizations in the republics of the former Yugoslavia. book develops from this point of departure, it is necessary to situate my approach in the body of knowledge about the Balkans. Balkan Mappings To claim that delineating borders in the Balkan region is a contested issue tends to border on the banal. Drawing, recognizing, claiming, reclaiming.

    The Balkan Press, through its books, prizes, and magazine (Conclave), seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction of exceptional literary merit. The work we seek has a transcendent aesthetic impact on the reader. It is not merely about the mystery of being, but heightens the reader’s sense of the mystery underlying the fabric of our daily lives. The fundamental contrast between convergent and divergent tendencies in the development of Balkan cultural identity can be seen as an important determinative both in the contradictory self-images of people in the Balkans and in the often biased perceptions of Balkan societies held by external observers, past and present.


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Balkan Identities by Maria Todorova Download PDF EPUB FB2

The essays in Balkan Identities grapple with three major problems: the construction of historical memory, sites of national memory, and the mobilization of national identities. While most essays focus on a single country (e.g. Croatia, Romania, Turkey, Cyprus, Albania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia), they are in dialogue with each other and share an opposition to rigid isolationist by: The essays in Balkan Identities grapple with three major problems: the construction of historical memory, sites of national memory, and the mobilization of national identities.

While most essays focus on a single country (e.g. Croatia, Romania, Turkey, Cyprus, Albania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia), they are in dialogue with each other and share an opposition to rigid isolationist identities.

Balkan Identities brings together historians, anthropologists, and literary scholars all working under the shared conviction that the only way to overcome history is to intimately understand it.

The contributions demonstrate that the Balkans are a normal object of study like any other area: memories there, though not the non-existent ‘Balkan memory’, are like memories elsewhere but have their local specifics, and identities, though not the missing ‘Balkan identity’, are like identities.

Hurst, - Balkan Peninsula - pages 0 Reviews Four main themes are concentrated on in this text, the construction of historical memories; the sites of national memory; the transmission of national memory; and the mobilisation of national identities.

Balkan Identities brings together historians, anthropologists, and literary scholars all working under the shared conviction that the only way to overcome history is to intimately understand it.

The contributors of Balkan Identities focus on historical memory, collective national memory, and the political manipulation of national identities. They refine our understanding of memory and identity. : Greece and the Balkans: Identities, Perceptions and Cultural Encounters since the Enlightenment (): Tziovas, Dimitris: BooksCited by:   Greece and the Balkans explores the cultural relationships between Greece and other Balkan countries in the domains of language, literature, thought, translation, and music, and examines issues of identity and perception among the Balkan peoples by: books based on votes: The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West, Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History.

"Balkan Identities brings together historians, anthropologists, and literary scholars all working under the shared conviction that the only way to come to terms with. Balkan Dialogues. Negotiating Identity between Prehistory and The Present Maja Gori and Maria Ivanova.

Rethinking Groups and Cultures. Later Balkan Prehistory: A Transcultural Perspective Joseph Maran. Ethnicity as a Form of Social Organization. Notes on the multiplicity of understandings of a contested concept Hans Peter Hahn. Тодорова) (born, Sofia) is a Bulgarian historian who is best known for her influential book, Imagining the Balkans.

Уредила је зборник Balkan Identities. Nation and Memory (Hurst & Company, London Литература[уреди]. Todorova, Marija (). Imaginarni Balkan. Search. Home Todorova Marija Imaginarni Balkan. Balkan Identities brings together historians, anthropologists, and literary scholars all working under the shared conviction that the only way to overcome history is to intimately understand it.

The contributors of Balkan Identities focus on historical memory, collective national memory, and the political manipulation of national identities. They refine our understanding of memory and identity Author: Maria Todorova. 1 “Albanian Identities” is a chapter of the book Albania and the Albanian Identities, edited by Antonina zhelyazkova, Sofia, IMIR,pp.

part of the Macedonian diocese. The dioceses of Dacia and Macedonia were constituent parts ofFile Size: KB. The breakup of Yugoslavia caused a tectonic shift in Balkan identity, giving birth to a rich array of new literature that sought to grapple with a new reality. Balkan Heritages revisits some general truths about the Balkans as a region and a category, in scholarship and in politics.

Contributions to the volume adopt a transnational and trans-disciplinary perspective of Balkan identities and heritage(s), viewed here as symbolic resources deployed by diverse local actors with special emphasis on Book Edition: 1st Edition. Balkan Identities is a collection of essays that grew out of a conference held in Junein the immediate wake of NATO’s bombing campaign of Milosevic’s Yugoslavia.

The participants included historians, anthropologists, and literary scholars of the various nations that inhabit the Balkan Peninsula. We also plan to publish a book, a series of articles in academic journals and newspapers, and a policy paper.

Key words: Emotions, Pride, Shame, National identity, European identity, Identity crisis, Balkan region, Cultural memory. Participants. Prof. Dr Nikolay Aretov - Institute for Literature; Prof.

Dr Rumyana Damyanova - Institute for. The Balkans: Identities, Wars, Memories Common to all contributions and authors is a critical (deconstructionist) approach towards official national memories and identities. These are questioned by exposing outright falsifications and myths (e.g. in history textbooks), comparing them with.

NISI MASA - the European Network of Young Cinema, publishes a book about contemporary Balkan cinema (). Balkan Identities, Nation and Memory; Information & Download.

Book edited by Prof. Maria Todorova, Published by C. Hurst & Co., London, Book review by K. E. Fleming, published at the Bulletin of the Royal Institute for Inter-faith Studies (pdf file, 23 kb).This book explores the historial role of the Balkan Wars.

In Eastern Europe, the two Balkan Wars of /13 had greater importance than the First World War for the construction of nations and states. This volume shows how these “short” wars profoundly changed the sociopolitical situation in the Balkans, with consequences that are still felt.Balkan Identity: Changing Self-images of the South Slavs Article in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 25(5) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Ljiljana Saric.