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Module ‘Nation and Memory in Eastern Europe’

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Davies, Norman, Heart of Europe. The Past in Poland’s Present (Oxford, 2001).

Lieven, Dominic, Empire. The Russian Empire and Its Rivals (London, 2000)

Smith, Anthony D., Nationalism and Modernism: A Critical Survey of Recent Theories of Nations and Nationalism (London/New York, 1998).

Subtelny, Orest, Ukraine: A History (Toronto, 1988) (4th edition: 2009)

Nation and Nationalism

Anderson, Benedict, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism (London, 2nd edn., 1991).

Armstrong, John, Nations before Nationalism (Chapel Hill, NC, 1982).

Augustinos, Gerasimos (ed.), The National Idea in Eastern Europe: The Politics of Ethnic and Civic Community (Lexington, 1996).

Beiner, Ronald (ed.), Theorizing Nationalism (Albany, 1999).

Bideleux, Robert, and Jeffries, Ian (eds), A History of Eastern Europe: Crisis and Change (London/New York, 1998).

Billig, Michael, Banal Nationalism (London, 1995).

Breuilly, John, Nationalism and the State (Chicago, 1985).

Brubaker, Rogers, Nationalism Reframed: Nationhood and the National Question in the New Europe (Cambridge, 1996).

Crampton, Richard, Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century and after (London, 1997).

Deutsch, Karl, Nationalism and Social Communication. An Inquiry into the Foundations of Nationality (Cambridge, Mass., 1953).

Eley, Geoff, and Suny, Ronald G. (eds), Becoming National: A Reader (New York/Oxford, 1996).

Eley, Geoff, ‘Remapping the Nation: War, Revolutionary Upheaval and State Formation in Eastern Europe, 1914-1923’, in Aster, H., and P.J. Potichny (eds) Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in Historical Perspective (Edmonton, 1990), pp. 205-246.

Geary, Patrick J., The Myth of Nations: The Medieval Origins of Europe (Princeton, 2002).

Gellner, Ernest, Nations and Nationalism (Oxford, 1983).

Hastings, Adrian, The Construction of Nationhood: Ethnicity, Religion, and Nationalism (Cambridge/New York, 1997).

Hechter, Michael, Containing Nationalism (Oxford/New York, 2000).

Hobsbawm Eric J., and Ranger, Terence (eds), The Invention of Tradition (Cambridge, 1983).

Hobsbawm, Eric J., Nations and Nationalism since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality (Cambridge, 1990).

Hroch, Miroslav, Social Preconditions of National Revival in Europe (Cambridge, 1985).

Kedouri, Elie, Nationalism (Oxford, 4th edn., 1993).

K³oszowski, Jerzy et al. (eds), Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine. The Foundations of Historical and Cultural Traditions in East Central Europe. International (Lublin/Rome, 1994).

Kohn, Hans, The Idea of Nationalism: A Study in its Origins and Background (New York, 1948).

Krapauskas, Virgil, Nationalism and Historiography: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Lithuanian Historicism (Boulder, 2000).

Okey, Robin, Eastern Europe 1740 – 1980: Feudalism to Communism (London, 2nd edn., 1986).

Smith, Anthony D., National Identity (Reno/Las Vegas/London, 1991).

Smith, Anthony D., The Ethnic Origins of Nations (Oxford, 1986).

Sugar, Peter F. (ed.), Eastern European Nationalism in the Twentieth Century (Lanham, Md., 1995).

Sugar, Peter F., and Lederer, Ivo John (eds), Nationalism in Eastern Europe (Seattle, 1994).

Sussex, Ronald, and Eade, J.C. (eds), Culture and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Eastern Europe (Columbus, 1985).

Todorowa, Maria, ‘Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Communist Legacy in Eastern Europe’, East European Politics and Societies, 7 (1993), pp. 135-54.

Todorowa, Maria, ‘The Trap of Backwardness: Modernity, Temporality, and the Study of Eastern European Nationalism’, Slavic Review, 64 (2005), pp. 140-164.

Wandycz, P.S., The Price of Freedom: A History of East Central Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present (London, 1992).

Weber, Eugen, Peasants into Frenchmen: The Modernization of Rural France, 1870-1914 (Stanford, 1976).

Yuval-Davis, Nira, ‘Gender and Nation’, in Wilford, Rick, and Miller, Robert L. (eds), Women, Ethnicity and Nationalism (London/New York, 1998), pp. 23-35.

Zimmer, Oliver, Nationalism in Europe, 1890-1940 (Houndmills/Basingstoke, 2003).

Collective Memory and Memorial Culture

Ashplant, T.G. et al (eds), The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration (London, 2000).

Clark, Noel K., and Stephenson, Geoffrey M. ‘Group Remembering’, in Paulus, Paul B. (ed.): Psychology of Group Influence (Hillsdale, New Jersey, 1989), pp. 357-391.

Confino, Alon, ‘Collective Memory and Cultural History: Problems of Method’, American Historical Review, 102 (1997), pp. 1386-1403.

Connerton, Paul, How Societies Remember (Cambridge, 1989).

Drescher, Semour et al (eds), Political Symbolism in Modern Europe. Essays in Honor of George L. Mosse (New Brunswick, 1982).

Edkins, Jenny, Trauma and the Memory of Politics (Cambridge, 2003).

Esbenshade, Richard S., ‘Remembering to Forget: Memory, History, National Identity in Postwar East Central Europe’, Representations, 49 (1995), pp. 72-96.

Etzioni, Amitai, ‘Towards a Theory of Public Ritual’, Sociological Theory, 18 (2000), pp. 44-59.

Eyal, Gil, ‘Identity and Trauma: Two Forms of the Will to Memory’, History and Memory, 16 (2004), pp. 5-36.

Forty, Adrian, and Küchler, Susanne (eds), The Art of Forgetting (Oxford/New York, 1999).

Fussell, Paul, The Great War and Modern Memory (New York, 2000) [1975]

Gedi, Noa, and Elam, Yigal, ‘Collective Memory – what is it?’, History and Memory, 8 (1996), pp. 30-50.

Gillis, John R. (ed.), Commemorations: The Politics of National Identity (Princeton, NJ, 1994).

Gregory, Adrian, The Silence of Memory. Armistice Day 1919-1946 (Oxford/Providence, 1994).

Halbwachs, Maurice, On Collective Memory. Ed. by Lewis A. Coser (Chicago, 1992).

Harrison, Simon, ‘Four Types of Symbolic Conflict’, The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1 (1995), pp. 255-272.

Klein, Kerwin Lee, ‘On the Emergence of Memory in Historical Discourse’, Representations, 69 (2000), pp. 127-150.

Lowenthal, David, The Past is a Foreign Country (Cambridge, 1985).

Michalski, Sergiusz, Public Monuments. Art in Political Bondage, 1870-1997 (Chicago, 1998).

Mick, Christoph, ‘War and Conflicting Memories – Poles, Ukrainians and Jews in Lvov 1914-1939’, Dubnow Yearbook, 4 (2005), pp. 257-278.

Middleton, D., and Edwards, D. (eds), Collective Remembering (London, 1990).

Mosse, George L. (1994) Fallen Soldiers. Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (Oxford, 1994)

Nora, Pierre (1989) ‘Between Memory and History: Lex Lieux de Memoire’, Representations, 26 (1989), pp. 7-24.

Ricoeur, Paul, Memory, History, Forgetting (Chicago, 2004)

Schacter, Michael (ed.), Memory Distortion (Cambridge, Mass., 1995).

Verdery, Katherine, The Political Life of Dead Bodies: Reburial and Postsocialist Change (New York, 1999).

Winter, Jay, and Sivan, Emmanuel (eds), War and Remembrance in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, 2000).

Winter, Jay, Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning. The Great War in European Cultural History (Cambridge, 1995).

Winter, Jay, The Generation of Memory: Reflections on the ‘Memory Boom’ in Contemporary Historical Studies, German Historical Institute Bulletin, 27 (2000).

Zertal, Idith, ‘From the People’s Hall to the Wailing Wall: A Study in Memory, Fear, and War’, Representations, 69 (2000), pp. 96-126.

Russian and Soviet History

Allensworth, Wayne, The Russian Question: Nationalism, Modernization, and Post-Communist Russia (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998).

Barghoorn, Frederick C., Soviet Russian Nationalism (Oxford, 1956).

Boym, Svetlana, ‘From the Russian Soul to Post-Communist Nostalgia’, Representations, 49 (1995), pp. 133-166.

Brandenberger, David, and Platt, Kevin M.F. (eds), Epic Revisionism: Russian History and Literature as Stalinist Propaganda (University of Wisconsin, 2005).

Brandenberger, David, Stalinist Mass Culture and the Formation of Modern Russian National Identity 1931-1956 (Cambridge, Mass., 2002).

Brudny, Yitzak, Reinventing Russia: Russian Nationalism and the Soviet State, 1953-1991 (Cambridge, Mass., 1998).

Bushkovitch, Paul, ‘The Formation of a National Consciousness in Early Modern Russia,’ Harvard Ukrainian Studies, X, 3/4 (December 1986).

Buttino, Marco (ed.), In a Collapsing Empire: Underdevelopment, Ethnic Conflicts, and Nationalisms in the Soviet Union (Milan, 1993).

Cohen, Aaron J., Oh, ‘That? Myth, Memory, and World War I in the Russian Emigration and the Soviet Union’, Slavic Review, 62, 2003), pp. 69-86.

Conquest, Robert (ed.), The Last Empire: Nationality and the Soviet Future (Stanford, 1986).

Corney, Frederick C., Telling October: Memory and the Making of the Bolshevik Revolution (Ithaca, 2004). SR 64,4 (2005), 908-910.

Cracraft, James, ‘Empire Versus Nation: Russian Political Theory Under Peter I,’ Harvard Ukrainian Studies, X, (1986), pp. 524-540; also in Cracraft, ed., Major Problems in the History of Imperial Russia (D. C. Heath, 1994), pp. 224-234.

Cracraft, James, and Rowland, Daniel (eds), Architectures of Russian Identity: 1500 to the Present (Ithaca, 2003).

Dawson, Jane I., Eco-Nationalism. Anti-nuclear Activism and National Identity in Russia, Lithuania, and Ukraine (Durham/London, 1996).

Dolbilov, Mikhail, ‘Russification and the Bureaucratic Mind in the Russian Empire’s Northwestern Regions’, Kritika, 5 (2004), pp. 245-271.

Edelman, Robert, Gentry Politics on the Eve of the Russian Revolution: the Nationalist Party (Rutgers University Press, 1980).

Ely, Christopher, This Meager Nature: Landscape and National Identity in Imperial Russia (DeKalb, 2002).

Figes, Orlanda, Natasha’s Dance. A Cultural History of Russia (London, 2003).

Fowkes, Ben, The Disintegration of the Soviet Union: A Study in the Rise and Triumph of Nationalism (London, 1997).

Franklin, Simon, and Widdis, Emma (eds), National Identity in Russian Culture: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2004). SR 64,4 (2005), 928-929.

Freeze, Gregory L., Russia. A History (Oxford/New York, 1997) [also available as paperback]

Hellberg-Hirn, Elena, Soil and Soul: The Symbolic World of Russianness (Aldershot, 1998)

Hirsch, Francine, ‘Empire of Nations: Colonial Technologies and the Making of the Soviet Union, 1917-1939,’ (Princeton, 1998).

Hirsch, Francine, ‘The Soviet Union as a Work-in-Progress; Ethnographers and the Category Nationality in the 1926, 1937, and 1939 Censuses,’ Slavic Review, 56 (1997), pp. 251-278.

Hirsch, Francine, ‘Toward an Empire of Nations: Border-Making and the Formation of Soviet National Identities,’ Russian Review 59 (2000), 201-226.

Hosking, Geoffrey, Russia: People and Empire, 1552-1917 (London, 1997).

Hosking, Geoffrey, Russia and the Russians: From Earliest Times to 2001 (Hardmondsworth, 2001).

Kaiser, Robert J., The Geography of Nationalism in Russia and the USSR (Princeton, NJ, 1994).

Kappeler, Andreas, ‘The Ambiguities of Russification’, Kritika 5 (2004), pp. 291-297.

Kappeler, Andreas, The Russian Empire: A Multiethnic History (Essex, 2001).

Lieven, Dominic, Empire. The Russian Empire and Its Rivals (London, 2000)

Maes, Francis, A History of Russian Music. From Kamarinskaya to Babi Yar (Berkeley, 2001).

Marples, David R., Motherland: Russia in the Twentieth Century (London, 2002).

Martin, Terry, The Affirmative Action Empire. Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939 (Ithaca/London, 2001).

Merridale, Catherine, ‘Death and Memory in Modern Russia’, History Workshop Journal, 42 (1996), pp. 1-18.

Merridale, Catherine, Night of Stone. Death and Memory in Twentieth Century Russia (London, 2002).

Motyl, Alexander (ed.), Thinking theoretically about Soviet Nationalities. History and Comparison in the Study of the USSR (New York, 1992).

Motyl, Alexander J., Sovietology, Rationality, Nationality: Coming to Grips with Nationalism in the USSR (Columbia University Press, 1990).

Paperno, Irina, ‘Exhuming the Bodies of Soviet Terror’, Representations, 75 (2001), pp. 89-118.

Perrie, Maureen, The Cult of Ivan the Terrible in Stalin’s Russia (New York, 2001).

Pipes, Richard, The Formation of the Soviet Union: Communism and Nationalism, 1917-1923 (Cambridge, 1964); also available in a more recent edition with a new preface, 1997 Harvard University Press.

Platt, Kevin M.F., ‘History and Despotism, or Hayden White vs. Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great’, Rethinking History, 3 (1999), pp. 247-269.

Platt, Kevin M.F., ‘History, Inertia, and the Unexpected: Recycling Russia’s Despots’, Common Knowledge, 10 (2004), pp. 130-150.

Rancour-Laferriere, Daniel, Russian Nationalism from an Interdisciplinary Perspective: Imagining Russia (E. Mellen Press, 2000).

Riasanovsky, Nicholas V., Nicholas I and Official Nationality in Russia, 1825-1855 (University of California Press, 1967).

Rudolph, Richard L., and Good, David F. (eds), Nationalism and Empire: The Habsburg Empire and the Soviet Union (St. Martin’s Press, 1992).

Sanborn, Joshua A., Drafting the Nation: Military Conscription and the Formation of a Modern Polity in Tsarist and Soviet Russia, 1905-1925, (Ph.D diss., University of Chicago, 1998).

Sanders, Thomas (ed.), Historiography in Imperial Russia: The Profession and Writing of History in a Multinational State (Armonk, New York, 1999).

Sandler, Stephanie, Commemorating Pushkin: Russia’s Myth of a National Poet (Stanford, 2004).

Saunders, David B., ‘Historians and Concepts of Nationality in Early Nineteenth-Century Russia’, The Slavonic and East European Review 60 (1982), pp. *-*.

Schleifman, Nurit, ‘Moscow's Victory Park: A Monumental Change’, History and Memory, 13 (2001), pp. 5-34.

Shkandry, Myroslav, Russia and Ukraine: Literature and the Discourse of Empire from Napoleonic to Postcolonial Times (Montreal, 2001).

Slezkine, Yuri, ‘The USSR as a Communal Apartment, or How a Socialist State Promoted Ethnic Particularism’, Slavic Review 53 (1994), pp. 414-452.

Slezkine, Yuri, Arctic Mirrors: Russia and the Small Peoples of the North (Cornell University Press, 1994).

Slocum, John Willard, The Boundaries of National Identity: Religion, Language, and Nationality Politics in Late Imperial Russia, (Ph.D diss., University of Chicago, 1993).

Smith, Graham (ed.), Nation-building in the Post-Soviet Borderlands: The Politics of National Identities (Cambridge, 1998).

Solonari, Vladimir, ‘Creating a ‘People’. A Case Study in Post-Soviet History Writing, Kritika, 4 (2003), pp. 411-438.

Staliunas, Darius, ‘Did the Government Seek to Russify Lithuanians and Poles in the Northwest Region after the Uprising of 1863-64’, Kritika, 5 (2004), pp. 273-289

Stockdale, Melissa K., ‘United in Gratitude: Honoring Soldiers and Defining the Nation in Russia's Great War’, Kritika, 7 (2006), pp. 459-485.

Suny, Ronald Grigor, and Kennedy, Michael D., Intellectuals and the Articulation of the Nation (University of Michigan Press, 1999).

Suny, Ronald Grigor, Revenge of the past: nationalism, revolution, and the collapse of the Soviet Union (Stanford, 1993).

Suny, Ronald Grigor, The Revenge of the Past. Nationalism, Revolution and the Collapse of the Soviet Union (Stanford, CA, 1993).

Taruskin, Richard, Defining Russia Musically, (Princeton/Oxford, 1997)

Thaden, Edward C., Russia’s Western Borderlands, 1710-1870 (Princeton, N.J., 1984).

Tolz, Vera, ‘Conflicting ‘Homeland Myths’ and Nation-State Building in Postcommunist Russia’, Slavic Review, 57 (1998), pp. 267-294.

Tolz, Vera, Inventing the Nation: Russia (London, 2001).

Tuminez, Astrid S., Russian Nationalism Since 1856: Ideology and the Making of Foreign Policy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).

Uhlenbruch, Bernd, ‘The Annexation of History: Eisenstein and the Ivan Groznyj Cult of the 1940’s’, in Günther, Hans (ed.), The Culture of the Stalin Period (New York, 1990), pp. 266-287.

Weeks, Theodore R., ‘Russification: Word and Practice 1863-1914’, Kritika, 148 (2004), pp. 471-489.

Weeks, Theodore R., Nation and State in Late Imperial Russia (DeKalb, Ill., 1996).

Weiner, Amir, ‘The Making of a Dominant Myth: The Second World War and the Construction of Political Identities within the Soviet Polity’, Russian Review, 55 (1996), pp. 638-660.

Weiner, Amir, Making Sense of War. The Second World War and the Fate of the Bolshevik Revolution (Princeton/Oxford, 2001).

Westwood, J.N., Endurance and Endeavour. Russian History, 1812-1992, 4th ed. (Oxford, 1993).

Williams, Robert C., Russia Imagined: Art, Culture, and National Identity, 1840-1995 (P. Lang, 1997).

Wortman, Richard, Scenarios of Power: Myth and Ceremony in Russian Monarchy, 2 vols., (Princeton, N.J., vol. 1: 1995, vol. 2: 2000).

Look also under Ukraine

Ukrainian History

Armstrong, John, Ukrainian Nationalism, 1939-1945 (Littleton, Co., 2nd ed., 1980).

Conquest, Robert, Harvest of Sorrow (Oxford, New York, 1986).

Farmer, Kenneth C., Ukrainian Nationalism in the Post-Stalin Era. Myth, Symbols and Ideology in Soviet Nationalities Policy (The Hague/Boston, 1980).

Hagen, Mark von, ‘Does Ukraine have a History?’, Slavic Review, 54 (1995), pp. 658-673.

Himka, John Paul, ‘The Transformation and Formation of Social Strata and Their Place in the Ukrainian National Movement in Nineteen Century Galicia’, Journal of Ukrainian Studies, 23 (1998), pp. 3-22.

Himka, John-Paul (1999): ‘The Construction of Nationality in Galician Rus’: Icarian Flights in Almost All Directions’, in Kennedy, Michael D., and Suny, Ronald G. (eds), Intellectuals and the Articulation of the Nation (Ann Arbor, 1999), pp. 109-164.

Himka, John-Paul, ‘The Greek Catholic Church and Nation-Building in Galicia, 1772-1918’, Harvard Ukrainian Studies, 8 (1984), pp. 426-452.

Himka, John-Paul, ‘The Ukrainian Idea in the Second Half of the 19th Century’, Kritika, 3 (2002), pp. 321-335.

Himka, John-Paul, Galician Villagers and the Ukrainian National Movement in the Nineteenth Century (Houndmills/Basingstoke, 1988)

Himka, John-Paul, Religion and Nationality in Western Ukraine: The Greek Catholic Church and the Ruthenian National Movement in Galicia, 1867-1900 (Quebec, 1999).

Hryniuk, Stella, ‚Polish Lords and Ukrainian Peasants: Conflict, Deference, and Accomodation in Eastern Galicia in the Late Nineteenth Century‘, Austrian History Yearbook, 24 (1993), pp. 119-132

Isaievych, Iaroslav, ‘Ukrainian Studies – Exceptional or Merely Exemplary?’, Slavic Review, 54 (1995), pp. 702-708.

Ivancevich, Anthony Mario, The Ukrainian National Movement and Russification (Northwestern University, 1976).

Kappeler, Andreas (1995) ‘Ukrainian History from a German Perspective’, Slavic Review, 54 (1995), pp. 702-708.

Kappeler, Andreas et al. (eds), Culture, Nation and Identity: The Ukrainian-Russian Encounter (1600-1945) (Edmonton, 2003).

Kappeler, Andreas, ‘A ‘Small People’ of Twenty-five Million: The Ukrainian circa 1900’, Journal of Ukrainian Studies, 18 (1993), pp. 85-92.

Kappeler, Andreas, ‘The Ukrainians of the Russian Empire 1860-1914’, in Kappeler, Andreas (ed.): The Formation of National Elites (Aldershot/New York, 1992), pp. 105-132.

Kappeler, Andreas, ‘The Ukrainians of the Russian Empire, 1860-1914’, in Kappeler, Andreas (ed.), The Formation of National Elites (New York, 1992), pp. 105-132.

Kohut, Zenon E. et al., ‘Forum: Memory and the Shaping of Ukrainian National Identity’, Eighteenth-Century Studies, 35 (2001), pp. 67-100.

Krawchenko, Bohdan (ed.), Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933 (Edmonton, 1986).

Krawchenko, Bohdan, Social Change and National Consciousness in Twentieth-Century Ukraine, (New York, 1985).

Kuzio, Taras, Ukraine: State and Nation Building (London/New York, 1998).

Liber, George O., Soviet Nationality Policy, Urban Growth, and Identity Change in the Ukrainian SSR 1923-1924 (Cambridge, 2002).

Lindheim, Ralph, and Luckyj, George S. N. (eds), Towards and Intellectual History of Ukraine: An Anthology of Ukrainian Thought from 1710 to 1995 (Toronto/London, 1996).

Luckyj, George S.N., Between Gogol and Shevchenko: Polarity in Literary Ukraine 1798-1847 (Munich, 1971).

Magocsi, Paul R., ‘The Ukrainian National Revival. A New Analytical Framework’, Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, 16 (1989), pp. 45-62.

Magocsi, Paul Robert, A History of Ukraine (Toronto, 1996).

Markovits, Frank E., and Sysyn, Frank E. (eds), Nationbuilding and the Politics of Nationalism: Essays on Austrian Galicia (Cambridge, Mass., 1984).

Miller, Alexei, The Ukrainan Question: Russian Nationalism in the 19th Century (Budapest/New York, 2003).

Plokhy, Serhii, ‘The Ghosts of Pereyaslav: Russo-Ukrainian Historical Debates in the Post-Soviet Era’, Europe-Asia Studies, 53 (2001), pp. 489-505.

Rudnytsky, Ivan L., Essays in Modern Ukrainian History (Edmonton, 1987).

Rudnytsky, Ivan L., Rethinking Ukrainian History (Edmonton, 1981).

Rudnytsky, Ivan, ‘Observations on the Problem of ‘Historical’ and ‘Non-Historical’ Nations’, Harvard Ukrainian Studies, 5 (1981), pp. 358-368.

Saunders, David, ‘What Makes a Nation a Nation? Ukrainians since 1600’, Ethnic Groups, 10 (1993), pp. 126-207

Subtelny, Orest, Ukraine: A History (Toronto/Buffalo/London, 2000) [1988].

Szporluk, Roman, ‘National History as a Political Battleground: The Case of Ukraine and Belorussia’, in Pap, Michael S. (ed.), Russian Empire: Some Aspects of Tsarist and Soviet Colonial Practices (Cleveland, Ohio, 1985), pp 131-150.

Thaden, Edward C., Russia's Western Borderlands, 1710-1870 (Princeton, NJ, 1984).

Velychenko, Stephen, Rival Grand Narratives of National History: Russian/Soviet, Polish and Ukrainian Accounts of Ukraine’s Past (1772 – 1991), Österreichische Osthefte, 42 (2000), pp. 139-160

Wanner, Catherine, Burden of Dreams: History and Identity in Post Soviet Ukraine. (Pennsylvania State University, 1998).

Wexler, Paul, Purism and Language: A Study in Modern Ukrainian and Belorussian Nationalism (1840-1967) (Bloomington, 1974).

Wilson, Andrew, The Ukrainians. Unexpected Nation (New Haven/London, 2000) [also available as paperback].

Yekelchyk, Serhy, ‘Stalinist Patriotism as Imperial Discourse: Reconciling the Ukrainian and Russian ‘Heroic Pasts’, 1939-1945’, Kritika, 3 (2000), pp. 51-80.

Yekelchyk, Serhy, ‘The Body and National Myth: Motifs from the Ukrainian National Revival in the Nineteenth Century’, ASEES 7 (1993), pp. 31-59.

Yekelchyk, Serhy, Stalin’s Empire of Memory: Russian-Ukrainian Relations in the Soviet Historical Imagination (Toronto, 2004).

Look also under Russian and Soviet History

Polish History

Dabrowski, Patrice M., Commemorations and the Shaping of Modern Poland (Bloomington/Indianapolis, 2004).

Davies, Norman, God’s Playground: A History of Poland, (2 vols., Oxford, 2005) [1982].

Eile, Stanislaw, Literature and Nationalism in Partitioned Poland, 1795 – 1918 (Basingstoke, 2000).

Gross, Jan T., Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne (Princeton, 2001).

Hagen, W.W., Germans, Poles, and Jews. The Nationality Conflict in the Prussian East, 1772-1914 (Chicago, 1980)

Haltof, Marek, Polish National Cinema (Oxford, 2002).

Kapralski, Slawomir, ‘Battlefields of Memory: Landscape and Identity in Polish-Jewish Relations’, History and Memory, 13 (2001), pp. 35-58.

Knab, S.H., Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore (New York, 1999)

Lerski, G., and Wrobel, P. (eds), Historical Dictionary of Poland, 966-1945 (Westport, Conn.).

Lukowski, Jerzy, and Zawadzki, Hubert, A Concise History of Poland (Cambridge, 2001).

Milosz, Czeslaw, A History of Polish Literature (Berkeley, 1983).

Olszewski, A.K., An Outline of Polish Art and Architecture 1890 – 1980 (Warsaw, 1998).

Pajakowski, Philip, ‘History, the Peasantry, and the Polish Nation in the Thought of Michal Bobrzynski’, Nationalities Papers, 26 (1998), pp. 249-264.

Pekacz, Jolanta T., Music in the Culture of Polish Galicia, 1772-1914 (Rochester, 2002).

Porter, B., When Nationalism began to hate: Imagining Modern Politics in Nineteenth-Century Poland (New York, 2000).

Snyder, Timothy, The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus. 1569-1999 (London, 2003).

Stachura, P.D. (ed.), Poland between the Wars (London, 1999).

Stauter-Halsted, Keely, The Nation in the Village: The Genesis of Peasant National Identity in Austrian Poland, 1848-1914 (Ithaca, 2001).

Trochimczyk, Maja, ‘Sacred versus Secular: The Convoluted History of Polish Anthems’, in Trochimczyk, Maja (ed.), After Chopin. Essays in Polish Music (Los Angeles, 2000).

Trzeciakowski, L., The Kulturkampf in Prussian Poland (Boulder, 1990).

Walicki, A., Philosophy and Romantic Nationalism. The Case of Poland (Oxford, 1982).

Wandycz, P. S., The Lands of Partitioned Poland (Seattle, 1974).

Welsh, David, Adam Mickiewicz (New York, 1966).

Wróbel, Piotr, ‘Double Memory: Poles and Jews after the Holocaust, East European Politics and Societies, 11 (1997), pp. 560-574.

Young, James E., ‘The Biography of a Memorial Icon: Nathan Rapoport’s Warsaw Ghetto Monument’, Representations, 26 (1989), pp. 69-106.

Zamoyski, A., Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots and Revolutionaries 1776 – 1871 (London, 1999).

Zimmerman, Joshua D., Contested Memories: Poles and Jews during the Holocaust and Its Aftermath ( New Brunswick, 2003).


Mickiewicz, Adam, Pan Tadeusz (New York, 1992).

Pushkin, Alexander, Boris Godunov (Whitefish, MT, 2004).

Pushkin, Alexander, Complete Prose Fiction, (Stanford, 1990).

Shevchenko, Taras, Selected Works, (London, 1982).

Sienkiewicz, Henryk, With Fire and Sword, 2 vols. (Netherlands, 2002).

Tolstoi, Lev, War and Peace (London, 1982).


Ballinger, Pamela, History in Exile: Memory and Identity at the Borders of the Balkans, (Princeton, 2003).

Eglitis, Daina Stukuls, Imagining the Nation: History, Modernity, and Revolution in Latvia (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002).

Jarausch, Konrad H., and Geyer, Michael (eds), Shattered Past: Reconstructing German Histories (Princeton, 2003).

Prendergast, Christopher, Napoleon and History Painting: Antoine-Jean Gros’s La bataille d’Eglau (Oxford, 1997).

Raack, R.C., ‘Historiography as Cinematography: A Prolegomenon to Film Work for Historians’, Journal of Contemporary History, 18 (1983), pp. 411-438.


Nationalities Papers [Russia and Eastern Europe]


History and Memory

Kritika [Russia]

Journal of Contemporary History

American Historical Journal

Past and Present

Slavic Review [Russia and Eastern Europe]

History and Theory


The Nationalism Project:

The Polynational War Memorial:

Mark Hatlie’s Sites of Memory:


Olga's Gallery - Online Art Museum:

Polish Paintings:

Russian Anthems museum:

Sounds of the Soviet Union:

Soviet Music:

Monument to Ivan Susanin in Kostroma