Symbolic boundaries and national borders: The construction of an Estonian Russian identity

@article{Fein2005SymbolicBA,
  title={Symbolic boundaries and national borders: The construction of an Estonian Russian identity},
  author={Lisa C. Fein},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={333 - 344}
}
  • Lisa C. Fein
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Nationalities Papers
If the destruction of the Berlin Wall came to symbolize freedom in Central Europe, for the republics of the former Soviet Union it was the construction and recognition of new walls in the form of national borders that represented liberation. In the case of Estonia, the end of what was considered illegal Soviet occupation marked a return to the country's republic's rightful place as an independent, European nation. In demographic respects, however, Estonia could not easily escape the legacies of… Expand
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