History, Ideological Mythology and Nation-Building in the post-Soviet Republic of Moldova

Virgiliu Bîrlădeanu – 2007

Our study aims to reveal the main patterns of the historical mythology in the discourse of the authority that is involved in the processes of ideological nation-building in the Republic of Moldova. In this regard, methods of deconstruction and typologisation of the main contents of the patterns were applied, the analysis of the motives and tasks of the au-thors, and, finally, the functions of the mythological narrative about the past were exam-ined. The objects of study are the historical narratives from the period of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic, and, respectively, the Republic of Moldova.

Title
History, Ideological Mythology and Nation-Building in the post-Soviet Republic of Moldova
Publisher
Research Project: New and Ambiguous Nation-building Processes in South-eastern Europe
Keywords
Moldova
Date
2007
Language
eng
Type
Text
Format
application/pdf