Region, Regional Identity and Regionalism in Southeastern Europe

ab 24,90 

Klaus Roth, Ulf Brunnbauer (Eds.)

Part 2

ISBN 978-3-643-10107-5
Band-Nr. 12
Jahr 2009
Seiten 272
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Ethnologia Balkanica

Artikelnummer: 978-3-643-10107-5 Kategorien: , ,


The contributions to this second volume focus equally on tangible and
intangible dimensions of Southeast European regions. They represent the
region both as a territorial unit and as a mental construct laden with
symbolic meaning. The papers demonstrate that regions, be it the entire
Balkan Peninsula or be it a small area somewhere in the mountains, can
become palpable, visible, and audible. They can produce culture and they
can, at the same time, be products of culture: regions can be constructs
of those who inhabit them – or of spatial planning from „above“. In any
case, both the physical and the symbolic regions are a very relevant issue
in Southeast Europe, serving purposes of spatial, ethnic, religious or
even professional identification, or of politically motivated

The editors: Klaus Roth is Professor emeritus of European
Ethnology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich;
Vesna Vucini’c-Neskovi’c is Professor of Urban Anthropology
and Material Culture at the University of Belgrade