East European Quarterly

A scholarly journal publishes articles in the disciplines of East European history, including its economics, politics, culture and history.

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 4, Winter

Czech Settlements in 19th Century Cleveland, Ohio
By the year 1910, Cleveland, Ohio was one of the largest Czech cities in the world. Only the cities of Chicago, Vienna, and Prague had a larger population of citizens of Czech nativity and heritage than Cleveland (Ledbetter 1919). The Cleveland city...
For Want of Rubber: Romania's Affair with Firestone in 1965
Lyndon Johnson took office in late 1963, determined to continue pursuing the late President Kennedy's policy of detente with the Soviet bloc. Kennedy had increased trade with the Eastern European states and advocated a policy of "peaceful coexistence,"...
Imagining the Croatian Nation
The Balkan War in the 1990's created a historical actuality where one could investigate the construction of national identity. For the purpose of this article, how Croats defined themselves and their "Croatness" will be examined. The sources used for...
Responses to Inhumanity in the Balkans and a Preliminary Discussion concerning the Problem of Evil
In Rezak Hukanovic's novel based on his experience in the death camps of Bosnia, his protagonist Djemo narrates a scene wherein he and other Croats and Muslims captured by Serbian troops were being conveyed by truck to a concentration camp. Unexpectedly,...
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian? Language and Nationality in the Lands of Former Yugoslavia
The Swedish Embassy in a narrow street in downtown Sarajevo bears a signboard with its designation in three forms. Alongside Svedska ambasada in both Latin and Cyrillic script is a third, Svedsko viseposlanstvo. The first two forms represent longstanding...
Upper Silesia 1870-1920: Between Region, Religion, Nation and Ethnicity
Pochodzenie (...) to uleglosc wobec pamieci (...), grzech porownywania goracej czekolady z wilgotna plaza lozka. (1) Introduction In the today's world of nation-states the ideology of nationalism has ruled supreme, at least, from the conclusion...
Words before the War: Milosevic's Use of Mass Media Band Rhetoric to Provoke Ethnopolitical Conflict in Former Yugoslavia (1)
Introduction Many prominent analysts of the Yugoslav conflict maintain that Yugoslav disintegration was in many ways the logical outcome of Milosevic's policies. In an attempt to present one of the ways in which Milosevic's policies influenced the...
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