Cover of: Balkan cultural studies | Stavro Skendi Read Online
Share

Balkan cultural studies by Stavro Skendi

  • 700 Want to read
  • ·
  • 87 Currently reading

Published by East European Monographs, distributed by Columbia University Press in Boulder, [Colo.], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Balkan Peninsula,
  • Balkan Peninsula.

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Balkan Peninsula.,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Languages.,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Literatures -- History and criticism.,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementStavro Skendi.
SeriesEast European monographs ;, no. 72
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP381.B3 S55
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4120651M
ISBN 100914710664
LC Control Number80066058

Download Balkan cultural studies

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

"Calotychos's book is more than a significant contribution to the field of Greek and Balkan studies. It is an homage to the cultural legacy left by a pleiad of modern creators, despite or due to their tribulations in the land of 'no fun and games.'"American Hellenic InstituteCited by: 9. As such, it also provides a window into the actual state of scholarly interest in the rich interdisciplinary field of Balkan studies. This book contains a selection of papers presented at the international conference «Developing Cultural Identity in the Balkans: Convergence vs. Divergence», organized by the Center for Southeast European. The second issue of The Yearbook of Balkan and Baltic Studies is dedicated to ritual and festive culture (Rituals, Feasts, and Practices). It is one of the most dynamic fields of modern culture. On the other hand, it tends to be the most conservative and nationally (ethnically) coloured one. Established in to meet a growing international interest in Balkan studies, the Balkan Studies Library series publishes high-quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary research on all aspects of the Balkans with a focus on history, politics and culture. The region is defined here as comprising Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey and the countries of former Yugoslavia, including.

As such, it also provides a window into the actual state of scholarly interest in the rich interdisciplinary field of Balkan studies. This book contains a selection of papers presented at the international conference -Developing Cultural Identity in the Balkans: Convergence vs. Divergence-, organized by the Center for Southeast European Studies. In a review, Ulf Brunnbauer of the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, Germany, grasped the pessimism of the book: “To call modern Balkan history complicated is a euphemism,” he wrote. “Austin navigates the reader through the volatile politics of Balkan . Yugoslavia, Death of a Nation (co-author); (New York: TV Books, Inc., ) Skendi, Stavro Balkan Cultural Studies (New York: East European Monographs, distributed by Columbia University Press, ); The Albanian National Awakening, (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ); Albanian and South Slavic Epic Poetry (Philadelphia. "Calotychos's book is more than a significant contribution to the field of Greek and Balkan studies. It is an homage to the cultural legacy left by a pleiad of modern creators, despite or due to their tribulations in the land of 'no fun and games.'"American Hellenic Institute.

1'infinitif A. A. Papadopoulos Albanais Albanian archives Athenes avait Avramios Balkan Balkan Studies Bech Belgrade bien Bishop Byzantine Byzantion Byzantion 14 C. P. Cavafy c'est Cantemir Catholic Cavafy Cavafy's century Charalambos Fragistas church Compte-rendu Croatian Croats cultural Cypriot Cyprus d'autres d'une Deffner Demetre Cantemir. Pioneering essays on the idea of the Balkan as a body of knowledge and a cultural metaphor. Balkan. Somewhere between a tragedy and a myth, a place and a condition, the term is perhaps best understood as a metaphor. It has been used and abused in academia by proponents of opposing political views. Multiculturalism has appropriated it, as have postmodernism and postcommunism. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Media Studies Middle East and Islamic Studies Philosophy. Discussing the complex weave of cultural links and the different religious and linguistic groups that have been living side by side in the Balkans for centuries, this anthropological study is the result of a project initiated to create a network of scholars from Scandinavia and the Yugoslav successor states devoted to the study of post-Yugoslav cultural and political developments.