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The Lands BetweenConflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992$
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Alexander V. Prusin

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199297535

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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The Lands Between
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Alexander V. Prusin (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.003.0001

The Introduction summarizes the subject of the book: the history of the borderlands that once constituted the frontiers between the Austro-Hungarian, German, and Russian empires. The patterns of conflicts and violence in the borderlands suggest a particular case study worthy of examination. This book aims to examine the causes and mechanisms of conflict in the borderlands and partially subscribes to the notion that socio-economic cleavages and ethnic rivalries—most common patterns of the East European landscape—were at its root. Finally, the terms ‘borderlands’ and ‘nationalism’ are defined.

Keywords:   borderlands, conflict, ethnic rivalries, nationalism

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