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Author Sygkelos, Yannis

Title Nationalism from the left : the Bulgarian Communist Party during the Second World War and the early post-war years / by Yannis Sygkelos
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 291 pages) : illustrations
Series Balkan studies library ; v. 2
Balkan studies library ; v. 2.
Contents Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Transliteration; Introduction; Chapter One Marxist Nationalism as Evolved by the Bcp up to 1944; Chapter Two The Nationalist Discourse in Domestic Politics; Chapter Three The Nationalist Discourse with Regard to the International Arena; Chapter Four Flagging Nationhood: Bulgarian Communist (Re)construction of the National Past; Chapter Five Flagging Nationhood: Events and Symbols; Conclusion; Appendix One Political Parties; Appendix Two Figures; Appendix Three Tables; Bibliography; Index
Summary Nationalism from the Left' analyses the case of the BCP as a Marxist institution which increasingly adopted and adapted nationalism; it contributes to the examination of the relatively underresearched field of communist national propaganda, as only in the last decade, have researchers become interested in this topic. It explains the reasons for this and provides evidence of the Party's nationalism across a number of spheres of political life: domestic and foreign policy, school text books, historiography, festivities and symbols. Thus, the Marxist nationalist discourse of the BCP was all-encom
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-286) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Bŭlgarska komunisticheska partii︠a︡ -- History
SUBJECT Bŭlgarska komunisticheska partii︠a︡. fast (OCoLC)fst00536985
Subject Communism -- Bulgaria -- History -- 20th century
Nationalism -- Bulgaria -- History -- 20th century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Parties.
Politics and government.
SUBJECT Bulgaria -- Politics and government -- 1944-1990.
Subject Bulgaria.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004192089