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The Heritage of Central and Eastern Europe

The monograph attempts to consider what the heritage of Central and Eastern Europe.The strengthening of the research is particularly important nowadays in the era of globalization, on the one hand, and nationalism, on the other, and the war on the third hand. It can indicate ways to "face" the challenges Europe is currently facing
Table Of Contents
Cover -- HalfTitle -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Content -- Figures and Images -- Tables -- Introduction -- Heritage and Identity of Central and Eastern Europe - definition and identification attempt -- Introduction: Central Europe´s Historical Shaping -- East(-Central) Europe as the (Semi-) Periphery -- Deformed Modernity as the Challenge for the ECE Region and Europe -- Asymmetry between the European Macro-Regions -- From the "bastion of Europe" again "back to Europe" -- Eastern Europe as a Community of Values -- Introduction -- Different Understandings of Eastern Europe -- Cultural Dimension of Eastern Europe -- Consolidation of Eastern Europe as a Result of the War in Ukraine -- Conclusions -- Liberty of Republic as Central European Inheritance? The Political Debates over True Freedom in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth -- Mythologies of "good politics" and Western Stereotypes -- Three Concepts of Liberty? -- Republicanism in Central-Eastern European Context: The Polish-Lithuanian Liberty -- Performing the Victory and 'Liberation' - Soviet War Memorials in the Capitals of Central and Eastern Europe -- Introduction -- The Monuments and Their Construction -- Warsaw Soviet Military Cemetery (Cmentarz Mauzoleum Żołnierzy Radzieckich) -- Liberators of Belgrade Memorial Park -- Soviet Military Cemetery at Olšany Cemetery in Prague -- Monument to the Soviet Red Army at Liberty Square in Budapest -- Soviet War Memorial at Schwarzenbergplatz in Vienna -- Soviet War Memorial at Tiergarten in Berlin -- Performing the Victory at the Memorials -- Among Homo Sovieticus, "Jammerossi" and Counter-Cosmopolitan: Transformations in East German Ostalgia22 -- Introduction -- Ostalgia - Genesis and Scope of the Concept -- Specifics of Ostalgia in the Former GDR -- From PDS and Die Linke to the AfD -- Conclusion -- Lost &amp
Literary Form
non fiction
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (242 pages)
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