Review for the Volume “Razboiul sovietoafgan (1979-1989). Studiu de istorie verbala. Perceptii. Documente” / Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989). Study of Verbal History. Perceptions. Documents – Author Ion Xenofontov

Review for the Volume “Razboiul sovietoafgan (1979-1989). Studiu de istorie verbala. Perceptii. Documente” / Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989). Study of Verbal History. Perceptions. Documents – Author Ion Xenofontov | Antonio SANDU 

Abstract: The volume “Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989). Study of verbal history. Perceptions. Documents” of the author Ion Xenofontov, published at Lumen Publishing House in 2011, has the merit of turning recent history research into a suigeneris audition of second voices. The soldiers, the officer, the combatant in general are seldom seen by the eye of official history, always careful to winners. War is a social fact that rebuilds the life of those who live it. In the volume “The Soviet Afghan War (1979-1989). Verbal history studies. Perceptions. Documents. ” written by the historian Ion Xenofontov, from Institute of Encyclopedc Research Institute of Academy of Sciences from Moldova, is used a phenomenological approach in the narrative perspective of historiographical research.

Keywords: Iox Xenofontov, War from Afghanistan, narrative methodoloy, interviews with ex-soldiers

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Review for the Volume “Razboiul sovietoafgan (1979-1989). Studiu de istorie verbala. Perceptii. Documente” / Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989). Study of Verbal History. Perceptions. Documents – Author Ion Xenofontov