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Free eBook Choosing Slovakia: Slavic Hungary, the Czechoslovak Language and Accidental Nationalism (International Library of Political Studies) download ISBN: 1848850743
Author: Alexander Maxwell
Publisher: I.B.Tauris (October 15, 2009)
Language: English
Pages: 288
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Choosing Slovakia: Slavic. has been added to your Cart. Series: International Library of Political Studies (Book 37). Alexander Maxwell is a historian, political scientist and linguist specialising in Czech and Slovak nationalism. He currently lectures in the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations at Victoria, University of Wellington.

Why did the Hungarian, Slavic and Czechoslovak national projects fail? To explain the Slovak national awakening, this book tells a story about failed Hungarian, Slavic and Czechoslovak national awakenings. The chapter on Hungarian nationalism even invokes the Hroch schema. To explain why peasants became Slovaks, this book asks why peasants did not become Hungarians, All-Slavs, or Czechoslovaks.

Alexander Maxwell’s Choosing Slovakia is a look at other tendencies within Slovakia during the 19th and early . Choosing Slovakia proved a lot more fun to read than I expected, because Maxwell sketches well the personalities of the people pushing this way and that for political change.

Alexander Maxwell’s Choosing Slovakia is a look at other tendencies within Slovakia during the 19th and early 20th centuries that envisioned a different future for the Slovak people than the nation state they graduall While the national myth of present-day Slovakia, like many other nations of Central Europe and around the world, depicts a united Slovak people as long. suffering under foreign domination but working its way inextricably towards independence, history could have turned out different.

How then did Slovak nationalism emerge from multi-ethnic Hungarian loyalism, Czechoslovakism and Pan-Slavism? Here Alexander Maxwell presents the story of how and why Slovakia came to b. (more). Recently added by. lolitaguy, idiosyncratic, SarahEHWilson, oguszt, ceulib, peacepalacelibrary.

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Alexander Maxwell is a historian, political scientist and linguist specialising in Czech and Slovak nationalism. This book presents the story of how and why Slovakia came to be. Series: International Library of Political Studies. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DVH; 1DVKS; 3JH; HBJD.

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At the turn of the nineteenth century, Hungary was the site of a national awakening. While Hungarian-speaking Hungarians sought to assimilate Hungary’s ethnic minorities into a new idea of nationhood, the country’s Slavs instead imagined a proud multi-ethnic and multi-lingual state whose citizens could freely use their native languages. The Slavs saw themselves as Hungarian citizens speaking Pan-Slav and Czech dialects -- and yet were the origins of what would become in the twentieth century a new Slovak nation. How then did Slovak nationalism emerge from multi-ethnic Hungarian loyalism, Czechoslovakism and Pan-Slavism? Here Alexander Maxwell presents the story of how and why Slovakia came to be.