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Unsettled 1968 in the troubled present : revisiting the 50 years of discussions from East and Central Europe / edited by Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai and Michał Przeperski.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
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Book
x, 233 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge studies in modern history; 60.
Routledge studies in modern history ; 60
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Subjects:
Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Protest movements -- Europe, Eastern.
Protest movements -- Europe, Central.
Social change -- Europe, Eastern.
Social change -- Europe, Central.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-.
Europe, Central -- Politics and government.
Politics and government.
Protest movements.
Social change.
Central Europe.
Eastern Europe.
Summary:
"Why does 1968 matter today? The authors of this volume believe that it is a crucial point of reference for the current developments, especially the 'illiberal turn' both in Europe and America. If we want to understand it, we need to look back into 1968 - the year that founded the cultural and political order of today's world. The book consists of the following four sections: '1968 and Transnationality', '1968 and the Transformation of Meanings', 'Artistic Representations of 1968', and '1968 and the European Contemporaity.' This is followed by an afterword from the significant key-note speaker of the original conference: Irena Grudzinska Gross, herself a Polish '68er', reflects upon the conference and leaves remarks on her fifty years of engagement with what happened in 1968"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
1968 : Myth and impact / Aleksandra Konarzewska, Michal Przeperski
Worlds of praxis : 1968, intellectuals, and an island in the Yugoslav Adriatic / Una Blagojević
'The long 1968' in Hungary / Adrian Matus
The anti-political moment : post-1968 theories of dissent in regional and global perspective / Szabolcs László
'68 On the historians' mind : Eric Hobsbawm and Tony Judt / Victoria Harms
Public sphere pluralism in 1960's West Germany / Adrian Chubb
The events of 1968 in the Eastern Bloc and the Italian left wing / Bartosz Gromko
Behind the scenes of broadcasting March 68 : Radio Free Europe and Its internal disputes over the defector Henryk Grynberg / Anna Nakai
Negated community : the end of communitarian ideas in the 1968 context of artistic-political transformation / Nina Seiler
Disillusion and utopia : Juraj Jakubiskos works and Czechoslovak society following Prague Spring / Marie Schwarz
The myths of March '68 : negotiating memory in contemporary Poland against a comparative background / Andrzej Czyżewski
The 'Prague Spring' : from cultural memory to personal trauma / Dmitry Bochkov
Freedom from, or in socialism? The Prague Spring and the trauma of the Warsaw Pact invasion in the Slovak political discourse / Dominik Želinský
1968 Again / Irena Grudzinska-Gross.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Konarzewska, Aleksandra, editor.
Nakai, Anna, 1985- editor.
Przeperski, Michał, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Unsettled 1968 in the troubled present.
ISBN:
9780367220853
0367220857
9780429273179
OCLC:
1117312440