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The Resource The fault line : traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine, Paolo Rumiz ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti

The fault line : traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine, Paolo Rumiz ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti

Label
The fault line : traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine
Title
The fault line
Title remainder
traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine
Statement of responsibility
Paolo Rumiz ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti
Title variation
Traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"Paolo Rumiz traces the path that has twice cut Europe in two -- first by the Iron Curtain and then by the artificial scaffolding of the EU -- moving through vibrant cities and abandoned villages, some places still gloomy under the ghost of these imposing borders, some that have sought to erase all memory of it and jump with both feet into the West (if only the West would have them). In The Fault Line, he is a sublime and lively guide through these unfamiliar landscapes, piecing together an atlas that has been erased by modern states, delighting in the discovery of communities that were once engulfed by geopolitics then all but forgotten, until now.The farther south he goes, the more he feels he is traveling not along some abandoned Eastern frontier, but right in the middle of things: Mitteleuropa wasn't to be found in Viennese cafes but much farther east, beyond even Budapest and Warsaw. As in Ukraine, these remain places in flux, where the political and cultural values of the East and West have stared each other down for centuries. Rumiz gives a human face not just to what the Cold War left behind but to the ancient ties of empire and ethnicity that are still at the root of modern politics in flash-point areas such as this."--Amazon.com
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Summary
Paolo Rumiz traces the path that has twice cut Europe in two—first by the Iron Curtain and then by the artificial scaffolding of the EU—moving through vibrant cities and abandoned villages, some places still gloomy under the ghost of these imposing borders, some that have sought to erase all memory of it and jump with both feet into the West (if only the West would have them)
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10403862
Cataloging source
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rumiz, Paolo
Dewey number
914.7
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Trans Europa Express
LC call number
D923
LC item number
.R8713 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Conti, Gregory
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rumiz, Paolo
  • Rumiz, Paolo
  • Europe, Eastern
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine
Label
The fault line : traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine, Paolo Rumiz ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Italy as Trans Europa Express, 2012" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Journey's end -- Boreas -- Barents -- Kola -- White Sea -- Karelia -- Baltic -- Middle lands -- K Town -- Vistula -- Neman -- Carpathians -- Dniester -- Black Sea
Control code
000054353402
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780847845422
Lccn
2014944522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)903903745
Label
The fault line : traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine, Paolo Rumiz ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Italy as Trans Europa Express, 2012" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Journey's end -- Boreas -- Barents -- Kola -- White Sea -- Karelia -- Baltic -- Middle lands -- K Town -- Vistula -- Neman -- Carpathians -- Dniester -- Black Sea
Control code
000054353402
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780847845422
Lccn
2014944522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)903903745

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