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Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union$
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Felix Wemheuer

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300195811

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300195811.001.0001

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“Genocide against the Nation”

“Genocide against the Nation”

The Counter-Narratives of Tibetan and Ukrainian Nationalism

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(p.191) 7 “Genocide against the Nation”
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Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union
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Felix Wemheuer

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300195811.003.0008

This chapter shows how nationalism is connected to experiences of famine. It compares how the experience of famine was used to create master narratives by Irish, Ukrainian, and Tibetan nationalism. It discusses the rise of the narrative of the “Ukrainian genocide” in the US diaspora since the 1980s, which became part of the official version of history after Ukrainian independence in 1991. Finally, it explores why negative events were chosen to create collective memory.

Keywords:   famine, hunger, nationalism, Ukraine, Tibet, Ukrainian genocide, collective memory

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