Soviet Lithuanians, Amber and the 'New Balts': Historical Narratives of National and Regional Identities in Lithuanian Museums, 1940-2009

@article{Rindzeviite2010SovietLA,
  title={Soviet Lithuanians, Amber and the 'New Balts': Historical Narratives of National and Regional Identities in Lithuanian Museums, 1940-2009},
  author={Eglė Rindzevi{\vc}iūtė},
  journal={Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={2},
  pages={665-694}
}
In the twentieth century Lithuania emerged from the crumbling Russian Empire as a post-colonial nationalising state. Its short-lived independence (1918–1940) fea-tured attempts to assemble the material foundations for an imagined community of Lithuanians, however in 1940 this nationalist project was disrupted by Soviet occupation. However, this article argues that regardless of the measures taken against political nationalism by the Soviets, the material work of assembling the Lithuanians as a… Expand
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