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Maria Bucur

Full Name: Maria Bucur
Number of Works: 12
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ISBN: 1557531617, 9781557531612
Keywords: central, europe, present, european, studies, habsburg, past, politics, commemoration, staging
Pages: 337
Published: 2001
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<div>This volume contains three sections of essays which examine the role of commemoration and public celebrations in the creation of a national identity in Habsburg lands. It also seeks to engage historians of culture and of nationalism in other geographic fields as well as colleagues who work on Habsburg Central Europe, but write about nationalism from different vantage points. There is hope that this work will help generate a dialogue, especially with colleagues who live in the regions that were analyzed. Many of the authors consider the commemorations discussed in this volume from ve
ISBN: 025322134X, 9780253221346
Keywords: victims, heroes
Pages: 376
Published: 2009

Heroes and Victims explores the cultural power of war memorials in 20th-century Romania through two world wars and a succession of radical political changes—from attempts to create pluralist democratic political institutions after World War I to shifts toward authoritarian rule in the 1930s, to military dictatorships and Nazi occupation, to communist dictatorships, and finally to pluralist democracies with populist tendencies. Examining the interplay of centrally articulated and locally developed commemorations, Maria Bucur's study engages monumental sites of memory, local funerary markers,
ISBN: 1845455851, 9781845455859
Keywords: aspasia
Pages: 298
Published: 2009
ISBN: 0618004823, 9780618004829
Keywords: culture, politics, people, europe, making
Pages: 720
Published: 2007

Designed for students without a strong background in history, Making Europe is organized around a political chronology to help inexperienced students get a sense of the story of western civilization. Themes of religion, social history, biography and personality, and individual and collective identity enable students to grasp the "big picture." The text's attention to Eastern Europe and thorough coverage of religious history extends right up to the present. The authors' collective experience teaching Western