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Traditionelle Wertmuster Und Der Krieg In Ex-Jugoslawien, Joel Halpern, Hannes Grandits May 1994

Traditionelle Wertmuster Und Der Krieg In Ex-Jugoslawien, Joel Halpern, Hannes Grandits

Joel M. Halpern

The various national movements in the Southern Slavonic countries concerned themselves very thoroughly with their respective village cultures. In them, in a world of rapid modernization, they sought to find and detect their origins and to understand what characteristics their people and makes it special. This more often than not resulted in a romantic transfiguration and idealization of rural or village value patterns,as seen from an urban, intellectual perspective. These patterns,as it were, should be "characteristic"of the nation and serve as models. Furthermore, we seek to place some traditional value patterns into the context of the war ...


Traditiona Value Patterns And The War In Ex-Yugoslavia (English), Hannes Grandits, Joel Halpern Dec 1987

Traditiona Value Patterns And The War In Ex-Yugoslavia (English), Hannes Grandits, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

The various national movements in the Southern Slavonic countries concerned themselves very thoroughly with their respective village cultures. In them, in a world of rapid modernization, they sought to find and detect their origins and to understand what characteristics their people and makes it special. This more often than not resulted in a romantic transfiguration and idealization of rural or village value patterns,as seen from an urban, intellectual perspective. These patterns,as it were, should be "characteristic"of the nation and serve as models. Furthermore, we seek to place some traditional value patterns into the context of the war ...