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Title Nation-building in the post-Soviet borderlands : the politics of national identities / Graham Smith ... [and others]
Published Cambridge, [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998


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Description xi, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Post-colonialism and borderland identities -- 2. National history and national identity in Ukraine and Belarus -- 3. National identity and myths of ethnogenesis in Transcaucasia -- 4. History and group identity in Central Asia -- 5. Nation re-building and political discourses of identity politics in the Baltic states -- 6. Redefining ethnic and linguistic boundaries in Ukraine: indigenes, settlers and Russophone Ukrainians -- 7. The Central Asian states as nationalising regimes -- 8. Language myths and the discourse of nation-building in Georgia -- 9. Language policy and ethnic relations in Uzbekistan
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-283) and index
Subject Ethnicity -- Former Soviet republics.
Language policy -- Former Soviet republics.
Nationalism and historiography.
Nationalism -- Former Soviet republics.
Nationalism -- Soviet Union -- Republics.
Former Soviet republics -- Ethnic relations.
Former Soviet republics -- Historiography.
Author Smith, Graham, 1953-1999.
LC no. 97032113
ISBN 0521590450
0521599687 (paperback)