Vilnius between Nations, 1795-2000

Vilnius between Nations The inhabitants of Vilnius the present day capital of Lithuania have spoken various languages and professed different religions while living together in relative harmony over the years The city has

Project MUSE Vilnius between Nations, In this Book Vilnius between Nations, is the first study to undertake a balanced assessment of this particularly diverse city Theodore Weeks examines Vilnius as a physical entity where people lived, worked, and died as the object of rhetorical struggles between disparate cultures and as a space where the state attempted Vilnius between Nations, by Theodore R Weeks Vilnius between Nations, The inhabitants of Vilnius, the present day capital of Lithuania, have spoken various languages and professed different religions while living together in relative harmony over the years The inhabitants of Vilnius, the present day capital of Lithuania, have spoken various languages and professed different Vilnius between Nations, Theodore R Weeks Vilnius Between Nations is a well written, meticulously researched, fresh, and innovative contribution to our knowledge of the history of Vilnius, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Eastern Europe in general. Project MUSE Vilnius Between Nations, by Consequently, it is difficult to write a history of this city Yet, Vilnius Between Nations is a well written, meticulously researched, fresh, and innovative contribution to our knowledge of the history of Vilnius, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Eastern Europe in general. Vilnius between nations, Book, WorldCat Vilnius between Nations, is the first study to undertake a balanced assessment of this particularly diverse city. Theodore R Weeks, Vilnius between Nations, In Vilnius between Nations, , Theodore Weeks takes up the daunting task of narrating two centuries of interaction among Poles, Jews, Russians, and Lithuanians from a single and seemingly peripheral geographical vantage point The task is daunting, but promising, because the fate of Vilnius between nations, in SearchWorks catalog Contents Summary Vilnius between Nations, is the first study to undertake a balanced assessment of this particularly diverse city Theodore Weeks examines Vilnius as a physical entity where people lived, worked, and died as the object of rhetorical struggles between disparate cultures and as a space where the state attempted Vilnius between nations, eBook, WorldCat Historical background Vilnius from the earliest times A center of Polish and Jewish culture, The period of Russification, World War I, Vilnius as a Polish city, The destruction of multinational Vilnius, Socialist normalcy in Vilnius, Building a Lithuanian capital city, . Theodore R Weeks, Vilnius between Nations, If you have access to this journal as a benefit of membership in the sponsoring organization, log in through the member link in the right column If you have an individual subscription, or if you have purchased this article separately, click on the link below If your institution has an electronic Vilnius between Nations istorija Theodore R Weeks, Vilnius between Nations , DeKalb Northern Illinois University Press, p ISBN Vilnius in Lithuanian, Vilne Vilna in Yiddish and Hebrew, Vil no and Vil na in Russian, Wilno in Polish, and Vilnia in Belarusian In this book, in the interests

  • Title: Vilnius between Nations, 1795-2000
  • Author: Theodore R. Weeks
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  • Page: 304
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  • The inhabitants of Vilnius, the present day capital of Lithuania, have spoken various languages and professed different religions while living together in relative harmony over the years The city has played a significant role in the history and development of at least three separate cultures Polish, Lithuanian, and Jewish and until very recently, no single cultural linguiThe inhabitants of Vilnius, the present day capital of Lithuania, have spoken various languages and professed different religions while living together in relative harmony over the years The city has played a significant role in the history and development of at least three separate cultures Polish, Lithuanian, and Jewish and until very recently, no single cultural linguistic group composed the clear majority of its population.Vilnius between Nations, 1795 2000 is the first study to undertake a balanced assessment of this particularly diverse city Theodore Weeks examines Vilnius as a physical entity where people lived, worked, and died as the object of rhetorical struggles between disparate cultures and as a space where the state attempted to legitimize a specific version of cultural politics through street names, monuments, and urban planning In investigating these aspects, Weeks avoids promoting any one national narrative of the history of the city, while acknowledging the importance of national cultures and their opposing myths of the city s identity.The story of Vilnius as a multicultural city and the negotiations that allowed several national groups to inhabit a single urban space can provide lessons that are easily applied to other diverse cities This study will appeal to scholars of Eastern Europe, urban studies, and multiculturalism, as well as general readers interested in the region.

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