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.