Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania
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Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania

Shivaun Woolfson Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania People, Places and Objects Once regarded as a vibrant centre of intellectual, cultural and spiritual Jewish life, Lithuania was home to 240,000 Jews prior to the Nazi invasion of 1941. By war’s end, less than 20,000 remained. Today, approximately 4,000 Jews reside there, among them 108 survivors from the camps and ghettos and a further 70 from the Partisans and Red Army....

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The Culmination of Conflict
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The Culmination of Conflict

Stephen Rapawy The Culmination of Conflict: The Ukrainian-Polish Civil War and the Expulsion of Ukrainians After the Second World War As Germany fought the Soviet Union during World War II, a much smaller but equally vicious struggle was unfolding in southeastern Poland, fueled by longstanding ethnic and territorial conflicts between Poles and Ukrainians. Both sides organized large partisan armies and sought control over territory...

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Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism
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Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism

Rory Archer, Igor Duda Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism Socialist countries like Yugoslavia garnered legitimacy through appealing to social equality. Yet social stratification was characteristic of Yugoslav society and increased over the course of the state’s existence. By the 1980s the country was divided on socio-economic as well as national lines. Through case studies from a range of social millieux,...

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The New Russian Nationalism
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The New Russian Nationalism

Edited By: Pål Kolstø and Helge Blakkisrud The New Russian Nationalism Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000–2015 Follows the transformation of Russian nationalist discourse in the 21st century, from imperialism to ethno-nationalism Russian nationalism, previously dominated by ‘imperial’ tendencies – pride in a large, strong and multi-ethnic state able to project its influence abroad – is increasingly focused on ethnic...

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Les Vierges jurées d’Albanie
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Les Vierges jurées d’Albanie

Antonia Young Les Vierges jurées d’Albanie Des femmes devenues hommes Qui sont les Vierges jurées, ces femmes qui, socialement, deviennent des hommes ? Connue dans tous les Balkans, cette tradition est toujours vivace dans les hautes terres du nord de l’Albanie. Vêtues en hommes, tenues en haute estime, ces femmes ont accès aux prérogatives masculines : elles fument, elles boivent de l’alcool, elles mènent les troupeaux, portent le...

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The Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages, Identities and Borders
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The Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages, Identities and Borders

Kamusella, Tomasz, Nomachi, Motoki, Gibson, Catherine (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages, Identities and Borders This book analyzes the creation of languages across the Slavophone areas of the world and their deployment for political projects and identity building, mainly after 1989. It offers perspectives from a number of disciplines such as sociolinguistics, socio-political history and language policy. Languages are...

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