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National identity and foreign policy : nationalism and leadership in Poland, Russia, and Ukraine

Author: Ilya Prizel
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge Russian, Soviet and post-Soviet studies, 103.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is based on the premise that the foreign policy of any country is heavily influenced by a society's evolving notions of itself. Prizel's study will be of interest to students of nationalism, foreign policy and politics in East-Central Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ilya Prizel
ISBN: 052157157X 9780521571579 0521576970 9780521576970
OCLC Number: 37813565
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of Marshall Shulman Book Prize 1999
Description: xii, 443 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: statement of arguments --
1. National identity and foreign policy: a dialectical relationship --
2. Polish identity 1795-1944: from romanticism to positivism to ethnonationalism --
3. Poland after World War II: native conservatism and the return to Central Europe --
4. Polish foreign policy in perspective: a new encounter with positivism --
5. Russia's national identity and the accursed question: a strong state and a weak society --
6. Russian identity and the Soviet period --
7. Russia's foreign policy reconsidered --
8. Ukraine: the ambivalent identity of a submerged nation, 1654-1945 --
9. Ukraine after World War II: birth pangs of a modern identity --
10. Foreign policy as a means of nation building.
Series Title: Cambridge Russian, Soviet and post-Soviet studies, 103.
Responsibility: Ilya Prizel.
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Examining the recent history of Poland, Russia and Ukraine, this book examines how national identity affects foreign policy decisions.  Read more...

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