Tag Archives: Eastern Europe

The City as a Palimpsest and Crucible of National Identity

By Alexander C. Diener, University of Kansas, and Joshua Hagen, Northern State University The tendency of successive regimes to rework commemorative landscapes speaks to the intrinsic and intricate linkages between place, memory, and identity. We affix memories and identities to urban space … Continue reading

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The Bloodlands’ City: A New Book on the Making of Ukrainian Lviv

Tarik Cyril Amar, The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015, 356 pp., $35.00. Reviewed by Franziska Davies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München In the course of the twentieth century the city … Continue reading

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