Eastern Europe Abroad: Exploring Actor-Networks in Transnational Movements and Migration History, The Case of the Bund

@article{Wolff2012EasternEA,
  title={Eastern Europe Abroad: Exploring Actor-Networks in Transnational Movements and Migration History, The Case of the Bund},
  author={Frank Wolff},
  journal={International Review of Social History},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={229 - 255}
}
  • F. Wolff
  • Published 14 May 2012
  • Political Science
  • International Review of Social History
Summary The “transnational turn” is one of the most discussed topics in historiography, yet it has inspired more theoretical tension than empirically saturated studies. This article combines both aspects by examining the transnational network formation of one of the most important social movements in late imperial Russia, the Jewish Labour Bund. It furthermore introduces into historiography one of the most fruitful theories in recent social sciences, “actor-network theory”. This opens the view… 
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