Baltic Biographies at Historical Crossroads (Studies in by Aili Aarelaid-Tart,Li Bennich-Björkman PDF

By Aili Aarelaid-Tart,Li Bennich-Björkman

This e-book brings jointly existence tales from 5 generations of Balts, residing during the diversified and habitual alterations of the twentieth century: occupations, battle, independence, totalitarianism, and democratic rule and marketplace economic climate. The twentieth century background of the Baltic nations has frequently been deeply tragic. mendacity at the beach of the Baltic Sea, those relatively small yet strategically good situated territories have traditionally came across themselves in the course of many energy struggles among greater states, empires and different power-holders: the Teutonic Knights, Swedish kings, Tsarist Russia, Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union. at the present time, they're once more pressured to face as much as the Russian Federation.


Biographical interviewing is a box serious about contributors, and on how these contributors decide to re-create and current their lived lives, make that means of it throughout the narratives they inform. To interpret the biographical narrations of Lithuanians, Latvians and Estonians, formed through advanced and debatable old history, the authors use Pierre Bourdieu’s inspiration of social and cultural capitals, the rules of Erving Goffman’s framing research and Alessandro Portelli’s contrast of personal and public spheres, Anton Steen’s investigations of post-Socialist elites and Piotr Sztompka’s conception of cultural trauma, and so forth. Given analyses of specific biographical narrations are supplemented via short old and sociological overviews, which enable the reader to higher comprehend the contexts of lived lives, and the psychological surroundings during which the interviews have been performed.

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