Nationalism and Modernism

Nationalism and Modernism

A Critical Survey of Recent Theories of Nations and Nationalism

eBook - 1998
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Taylor & Francis Publishing
The first major study in over three decades to explore the essential arguments of all the major theoretical interpretations of nationalism, from the modernist approaches of Gellner, Nairn, Breuilly, Giddens and Hobsbawm to the alternative paradigms of van den Bergh and Geertz, Armstrong and Smith himself.
In a style accessible to the student and the general reader Smith traces the changing view of this hotly discussed topic within the current political, cultural and socioeconomic arena. He also analyses the contributions of such historians, sociologists and political scientists as Seton-Watson, Reynolds, Hastings, Horowitz and Brass. The survey concludes with an analysis of post-modern approaches to national identity, gender and nation, making it indispensable reading to all those interested in gaining full and authoritative knowledge of nationalism.

Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998
ISBN: 9780585460253
0585460256
9780203167960
0203167961
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages)

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