What is "Central" in Central Europe? Cover Image

Co je "ústřední" ve střední Evropě?
What is "Central" in Central Europe?

Author(s): Zygmunt Bauman
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Nakladatelství Karolinum
Keywords: Central Europe; centrality; geographical; political; and cultural aspects

Summary/Abstract: In the translated lecture the author tries and answers the question on what ground are we entitled to ascribe “centrality” to Central Europe. He points out that, in contemporary usage, the term “Europe” stands for three different, not overlapping phenomena: geographical, political, and cultural.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 121-131
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Czech