Post-communist nostalgia /

Although the end of the Cold War was greeted with great enthusiasm by people in the East and the West, the ensuing social and especially economic changes did not always result in the hoped-for improvements in people's lives. This led to widespread disillusionment that can be observed today all...

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Other Authors: Todorova, Marii︠a︡ Nikolaeva (Editor), Gille, Zsuzsa (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.
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Summary:Although the end of the Cold War was greeted with great enthusiasm by people in the East and the West, the ensuing social and especially economic changes did not always result in the hoped-for improvements in people's lives. This led to widespread disillusionment that can be observed today all across Eastern Europe. Not simply a longing for security, stability, and prosperity, this nostalgia is also a sense of loss regarding a specific form of sociability. Even some of those who opposed communism express a desire to invest their new lives with renewed meaning and dignity. Among the younger gen.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 299 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781845458348
1845458346