Edited by Moskalewicz, MarcinEdited by Przybylski, Wojciech
Central Europe is a vague and ambiguous term, more to do with outlook and a state of mind than with a firmly defined geographical region. In the immediate aftermath of the collapse of the Iron Curtain, Central Europeans considered themselves to be culturally part of the West, whi...ch had been politically handicapped by the Eastern Soviet bloc. More recently, and with European Union membership, Central Europeans are increasingly thinking of themselves as politically part of the West, but culturally part of the East. This book, with contributions from a large number of scholars from the region, explores the concept of Central Europe and a number of other political concepts from an openly Central European perspective. It considers a wide range of issues including politics, nationalism, democracy, and the impact of culture, art and history. Overall, the book casts a great deal of light on the complex nature of Central Europe .Read more
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Marcin Moskalewicz is a Fellow at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Sciences, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland. Wojciech Przybylski is the Editor-in-Chief of Visegrad Insight - a magazine on Central Europe - and Chairman of Res Publica Foundation in Warsaw.
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