Soviet war memorials and the re-construction of national and local identities in post-communist Poland

@article{Ochman2010SovietWM,
  title={Soviet war memorials and the re-construction of national and local identities in post-communist Poland},
  author={E. Ochman},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={509 - 530}
}
  • E. Ochman
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • Nationalities Papers
This article proposes to look afresh at the legacies of communism in urban spaces in post-1989 Poland. Specifically, it investigates the fate of Red Army monuments and explores how these public spaces have been used in the multifaceted and multileveled process of post-communist identity formation. The article suggests that Red Army monuments constitute sites for the articulation of new narratives about the country's past and future which are no longer grounded in the fundamental division… Expand
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