Inventing Eastern Europe

Author: Larry Wolff
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804727020
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The Russian Review The distinction between East and West Europe is a seemingly immemorial cliche that desperately needs dismantling, and Wolff does it with erudition and a lively dramatic sense. Voice Literary Supplement"

The Emergence Of The Eastern Powers 1756 1775

Author: H. M. Scott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521792691
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During the age of the Enlightenment new fault lines became established, as '
eastern' and 'western' Europe were ... 1 See Lawrence Wolff, Inventing Eastern
Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment (Stamford, CA,

The British And The Balkans

Author: Eugene Michail
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441170618
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2 larry Wolff(1994), Inventing Eastern
Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment. stanford, Ca:
stanford University Press; Maria Todorova (1997), Imagining the Balkans. Oxford:

Freedom Of Speech

Author: Uladzislau Belavusau
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135071985
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The “kidnapped West”: the socio-legal contextualisation of Central and Eastern
Europe Regarding the constitutional ... in his influential monograph (Inventing
Eastern Europe), the socio-spatial division “East–West” draws its inspiration from
the ...

Regional And International Relations Of Central Europe

Author: Zlatko Sabic
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137283459
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6).4 In this way, as Wolff's points out, inventing Eastern Europe was a
selfcongratulating act, a self assertion of the dominant role played by Western
Europe in continentalandworld affairs. Although traveller's reports about various '
Others' had ...

The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Communism

Author: S. A. Smith
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191667528
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sometimes quite unbearable and frightening but always extremely interesting.' 36
NOTES 1. Larry Wolff, Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the
Mind of the Enlightenment (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996). 2.

The Orient Within

Author: Mary Neuburger
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801441325
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As Larry Wolff maintains, Eastern Europe as an intellectual construct and a
European divide had existed since the Enlightenment. See Wolff, Inventing
Eastern Europe, 356. Since the 1980s and especially after 1989 a rather labored
attempt ...

Southeastern Europe In The Middle Ages 500 1250

Author: Florin Curta
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521815398
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The current concerns with the definition and limits of Europe may be traced back
to Leopold von Ranke (1795–1886) and his idea that, as an appropriate unit of ...
As one author sagaciously observed, “the invention of Eastern Europe was a
subtly self-promoting and sometimes overtly ... 2 L. Wolff, Inventing Eastern

Post Cold War Identity Politics

Author: Marko Lehti
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ISBN: 1135760500
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INVENTING A BALTIC WORLD In the early 1990s two historians, David Kirby and
Matti Klinge, separately introduced a new term, the Baltic World, to define a novel
... Larry Wolff has shown in his stimulating book Inventing Eastern Europe.