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Author: Helke Rausch

rhetorics and their questionable success in each case. Keywords 19th century national monuments, national rhetoric, Germany, France, Britain Comparative approaches to history writing have long since been advocated (Bloch 1928) but seldom implemented in scholarly work. 1 Th e potential gain of comparative

In: East Central Europe

only used ‘national rhetoric’ introduced from outside but, also, changed the Russian language, inventing new ‘national’ meanings for legal concepts. Keywords !EREH !K@A !K@A ,=LKHAKJ ?K@E­?=PEKJ EJPANJ=PEKJ=H NAH=PEKJO H=S =J@ autocracy, legal traditions, legal transplants, nationalism, Russian legal

In: Review of Central and East European Law
The Bulgarian Communist Party during the Second World War and the Early Post-War Years
Author: Yannis Sygkelos
'Nationalism from the Left' analyses the case of the BCP as a Marxist institution which increasingly adopted and adapted nationalism; it contributes to the examination of the relatively underresearched field of communist national propaganda, as only in the last decade, have researchers become interested in this topic. It explains the reasons for this and provides evidence of the Party’s nationalism across a number of spheres of political life: domestic and foreign policy, school text books, historiography, festivities and symbols. Thus, the Marxist nationalist discourse of the BCP was all-encompassing. In contrast to many works on national communist parties, 'Nationalism from the Left' identifies many international parallels and presents an historical introduction to the reconciliation of Marxism and nationalism.

generational perspectives. Chapter 1, “National Rhetoric and Suppression of Black Consciousness in Poems of Federico Escobar and Gasper Octavio Hernández,” concentrates on the poems of these two Afro-Hispanic authors during the nation-building period 1880–1920. She argues that at that time Afro

In: New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids
Author: Jan C. Behrends

Rabotnicza (PPR) was founded to exemplify this break in Soviet policy toward Central Europe ( Kersten 1991; Gontarczyk 2006 ). The PPR’s first program explicitly supported Polish statehood. National rhetoric, which often carried essentialist notions of the nation, replaced socialist visions as well as the

In: East Central Europe
Author: Sverker Sörlin

development. Nature, as a supplier of raw materials, became the object of a national rhetoric and a sublime iconography. What interested many commentators was the economic perform- ance of nature, nature as a national asset, and in that respect nature was gradually turned into a narrative of progress and

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology
Author: Susan Mann

nation-state to understand the multiple social formations, political processes, geographical and regional boundaries, and other complexities that national rhetoric 1 David Der-wei Wang, Fin-de-Siècle Splendor: Repressed Modernities of Late Qing Fiction, 1849-1911 (Stanford: Stanford University Press


Atencio, ‘Martí en Lezama Lima: Intensificaciones de un concepto que avanza en espiral’, CA , 29.4:89–97, draws parallels between Martí’s discourse and the works of Lezama Lima, arguing for a cyclical development of the Cuban national rhetoric. The theme of exile and the cycle of leaving and returning is

In: The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies

which the people, in the discourse of nationalism, are no longer actual individuals but a type of symbolic capital harnessed by the state to represent its nation as being singular in content, rather than plural. The people, thus, becomes the national rhetoric of “many as one” (Bhabha 1999b :294

In: Review of Religion and Chinese Society
Author: Maria Småberg

women. They were conceived both as national mothers in national rhetoric and at the same time stigmatized because they had been raped or forced to prostitute themselves. 52 However, Victoria Rowe, who has written about Armenian women refugees’ strategies of survival, shows that these women were also

In: Social Sciences and Missions