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Understanding the Post-Socialist Experience Across Generations

Published Online: 26 Nov 2015
Volume & Issue: Volume 15 (2015) - Issue 1 (June 2015)
Page range: 8 - 39
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1339-7877
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15 Jun 2014
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The paper discusses transmission of the historical memories of the comparatively recent past across generations in Slovakia. It introduces the Slovak debate on the recent and difficult pasts, explains the basic theoretical stances, moves on to introduce the regions of the research and the methodology used and finally gives voice to young and older respondents whose information is commented and analyzed. The paper hopes to provide insights into the processes of memory transmission and past construction. As well, by using numerous quotes from the informants, it hopes to illustrate and substantiate the claim about the defects of the debates among the people of current post-socialist era in Slovakia.

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