Regional Histories and Historical Regions: The Concept of the Baltic Sea Region in Polish and Swedish Historiographies by Marta GrzechnikRegional Histories and Historical Regions: The Concept of the Baltic Sea Region in Polish and Swedish Historiographies by Marta Grzechnik

Regional Histories and Historical Regions: The Concept of the Baltic Sea Region in Polish and…

byMarta Grzechnik

Hardcover | April 20, 2012

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This book takes as its point of departure an enthusiasm for Baltic Sea region history which appeared in some European countries after the fall of the Iron Curtain. In search for the historiographical traditions and earlier concepts which the post-Cold War concept of the Baltic Sea region is based on, it reaches back to the interwar period. The book’s comparative dimension, as well as emphasis on the relation between historical narratives and political debates, make it an interesting contribution to Baltic Sea region studies, as well as Scandinavian and Central European historical and historiographical studies.
Marta Grzechnik is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Scandinavian Studies and Applied Linguistics, University of Gdansk (Poland). She obtained her PhD at the European University Institute in Florence. Her research interests include history of the Baltic Sea region and Northern Europe, regional history, as well as conceptual an...
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Title:Regional Histories and Historical Regions: The Concept of the Baltic Sea Region in Polish and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:April 20, 2012Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631631723

ISBN - 13:9783631631720

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Table of Contents

Contents: The Struggle for Pomerania: Poland in the interwar period – Proceeding with caution: Sweden in the interwar period – Turned away from the sea: Poland in the post-Cold War period – Caught up in the enthusiasm: Sweden in the post-Cold War period.

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«Marta Grzechnik's study is a significant and unquestionable contribution to the issue of the development of the Baltic region concept over the last century […].»
(Vasilijus Safronovas, Acta Historica Universitatis Klaipedensis, 30/2015)