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Smith, Anthony D.

Works: 57 works in 621 publications in 13 languages and 17,033 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, edi, Compiler
Classifications: JC311, 320.54
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Most widely held works about Anthony D Smith
Most widely held works by Anthony D Smith
Nationalism by Anthony D Smith( Book )

65 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationalism is one of the most powerful forces in the modern world, yet its study has only recently gained popularity. This reader gives historical depth to the recent debates on nationalism and traces the development of thought on nationalism across a range of issues
Myths and memories of the nation by Anthony D Smith( )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores the roots of nationalism by examining the myths, symbols, and memories of the nation through an "ethno-symbolic" approach. It reveals the continuing power of myth and memory to mobilize, define, and shape people and their destinies. It examines the variety and durability of ethnic attachments and national identities, and assesses the contemporary revival of ethnic conflicts and nationalism."--Jacket
The call of the homeland : diaspora nationalisms, past and present by Allon Gal( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diasporas and homelands in history : the case of the classic diasporas / Anthony D. Smith -- Beyond the homeland : from exilic nationalism to diasporic transnationalism / Khachig Talalyan -- Contemporary diasporas, nationalism and transnationalism politics / Chantal Bordes-Benayoun -- Diaspora's liberal nationalism and the call of the homeland : the American Jewish case / Allon Gal -- American Jewish identity and new patterns of philanthropy / Chaim I. Waxman -- Imagining Armenia / Simon Payaslian -- From Greek-Orthodox diaspora to transnational Hellenism : Greek nationalism and the identities of the diaspora / Victor Roudometof -- Diaspora, the Irish, and Irish nationalism / Donald H. Akenson -- Diaspora nationalism : the Turkish case / Jacob Landau -- Cry for an endangered homeland : the contours of Sikh diasporic nationalism since 1984 / Darshan S. Tatla -- The Ukrainian diaspora / Wsevolod W. Isajiw -- Diaspora consciousness, nationalism and "religion" : the case of Hindu nationalism / John Zavos -- Homeland and diaspora : the case of Pentecostalism / David Martin -- "Muslim nationalism" and the politics of otherness in the age of neo-diaspora / Rivka Yadlin
The ethnic origins of nations by Anthony D Smith( Book )

59 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How and when did nations emerge? Are they purely modern phenomena? This wide-ranging book examines their social and historical roots and the main features of contemporary national identity. Rejecting older views which saw nations as immemorial and recent theories which regard them as products of modern capitalism and industrialism, Anthony D. Smith presents an original interpretation that traces their genealogy to premodern ethnic foundations. In the first part of the book the author offers an extensive investigation of different types of ethnic communities, myths and resistance movements. He shows how important inter-state warfare and organized religion have been for maintaining durable ethnic communities, drawing on many examples from the ancient world and medieval Europe. In the second part of the book, Dr Smith examines the formation and features of modern nations, and shows how they have been reconstructed by intelligentsias from older ethnic ties and sentiments. The Ethnic Origins of Nations is analytical, informative and broadly comparative. The author argues that modern nations--a fusion of premodern ethnic identities and modern 'civic' elements--require the symbols, myths and memories of ethnic cores if they are to generate a sense of solidarity and purpose in a secular era; and that the intense conflicts created by contemporary ethnic nationalisms will continue unabated until there is greater appreciation of the inner 'antiquity' of many modern nations."--Page 4 of cover
The ethnic revival by Anthony D Smith( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Italian and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationalism : theory, ideology, history by Anthony D Smith( Book )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For the last two centuries, nationalism has been a central feature of society and politics. Few ideologies can match its power and resonance and no other symbolic language has such worldwide appeal and resilience. However, nationalism is more than an ideological movement it is also a form of public culture which draws on much older cultural and symbolic forms." "This book provides a concise, accessible introduction to the concept of nationalism. It focuses on competing paradigms and theories of nations and nationalism, and analyses the subject in terms of ideology, theory and history." "The approach is broadly comparative and interdisciplinary, with concrete examples and a time-scale stretching from the ancient world to the contemporary global age. The book concludes with an assessment of the prospects of nationalism and of the transcendence of nations and nation states." "Anthony Smith's book will appeal to all those interested in this dynamic subject, including students and scholars of anthropology, sociology, history, politics and international relations."--Jacket
National identity by Anthony D Smith( Book )

53 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Table of Contents Introduction Ch. 1 National and Other Identities 1 Ch. 2 The Ethnic Basis of National Identity 19 Ch. 3 The rise of Nations 43 Ch. 4 Nationalism and Cultural Identity 71 Ch. 5 Nations by Design? 99 Ch. 6 Separatism and Multi-nationalism 123 Ch. 7 Beyond National Identity? 143 Notes 179 Bibliography 199 Index 221
The concept of social change; a critique of the functionalist theory of social change by Anthony D Smith( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work on the concept of social change that puts forward the paradigm of historical change as an alternative to the functionalist theory of evolutionary change. It shows that, in attempting to provide a theory of social change, functionalism reveals itself as a species of 'frozen' evolutionism
Ethnicity by John Hutchinson( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the term 'ethnicity' is recent, the sense of kinship, group solidarity, and common culture to which it refers is as old as the historical record: ethnic communities have been present in every period and continent. Ethnic identity is often associated with conflict, particularly with political struggles in various parts of the world, but there is no essential connection between ethnicity and conflict. So why is the nature of ethnicity so contentious? Can ethnic conflict ever be resolved? This Oxford Reader includes extracts by all the major contributors to debates on this important concept
Chosen peoples by Anthony D Smith( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This timely contribution to current debates about nationalism explains the complex historical reasons behind often violent modern conflicts around issues of land, culture, religion, and politics. Tracing the development of individual nations over many centuries, it offers fascinating insights into the religious and cultural foundations of countries such as Great Britain, the United States, Israel, France, and Germany. The argument draws on a wide range of examples from historic landscapes in Ireland, Switzerland, and Egypt, myths of Arthurian Britain, Holy Russia, and Byzantium, through memories of a 'Golden Age', to the modern commemoration of the 'Glorious Dead', and of victims of war."--Jacket
Nationalism in the twentieth century by Anthony D Smith( Book )

24 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why has nationalism become one of the most powerful and widespread political forces of our century? And why has the national ideal triumphed over its rivals? In this book, Dr. Anthony Smith explores its fundamental and enduring appeal in the modern world, by systematically comparing nationalism with other ideologies like millennialism, fascism, racism and communism. Nationalism, he argues, flourishes today because of the pressures and effects of modern conditions on ancient ethnic ties and sentiments. Far from dissipating these mass sentiments, as one might have expected, modern bureaucracy, science and internationalism have only inflamed them, causing many to protest against their impersonal rationalism. At the same time, nationalism is revealed as an infinitely flexible and adaptable political movement. Unlike communism, racism or fascism, it is not tied to specific dogmas, classes, periods or countries. Nationalism can accommodate itself to the most diverse social backgrounds and contrasting environments, and appear as their natural outgrowth. Everywhere its propagators among the intelligentsia have used it to secure the often passionate, but always enduring, support of different classes among their compatriots. So varied in its forms, so easy to identify with the tasks of modernisation, and so indispensable as an instrument for mobilising all kinds of people, nationalism can frequently absorb rival movements like communism or racism, without losing its basic vision or profoundly practical momentum. Hence it is unlikely to wither away. Even in the heavily industrialised states of the West with their well-educated citizenry, ethnic nationalism has recently experienced a resurgence. Having overcome the challenges of communism and fascism in our century to a very considerable extent, nationalism today is built into the fabric of the international order. Both in the West and in the developing countries, the national ideal is likely to command men's loyalties for the foreseeable future
Nations and nationalism in a global era by Anthony D Smith( Book )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an original approach to the study of nationalism of relevance to the current debates concerning the nation state and its anticipated demise and to the debates concerning panEuropeanism
Nationalist movements( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State and nation in the Third World : the Western state and African nationalism by Anthony D Smith( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cultural foundations of nations : hierarchy, covenant and republic by Anthony D Smith( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This major new work by Professor Anthony D. Smith challenges the notion of nationalism as a product of modernity. In a striking rejection of current orthodoxies, he demonstrates that different political forms of community and collective identity from premodern times have contributed to the formation of nations and determined the varied character of nations and nationalisms. His ideas derive from a lifetime's learning, distilled here into a concise, clear argument for scholars and novices alike." "Professor Smith identifies three main cultural traditions of antiquity: hierarchy, covenant, and civic republic. He argues that these distinctive traditions retained their hold over the European educated classes from England to Russia and from Sweden to Spain. He analyzes the chronology and nature of nations, from the ancient world to the European Middle Ages, the early modern, and the modern eras. He ends with a discussion of the alternative destinies facing modern nations as a result of their often multi-stranded character."--Jacket
Ethno-symbolism and nationalism : a cultural approach by Anthony D Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Korean and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides a concise explanation of an ethno-symbolic approach to the study of nations and nationalism and simultaneously embodies a general statement of Anthony D. Smith's contribution to this approach and its application to the central issues of nations and nationalism
Nationalism : critical concepts in political science by Anthony D Smith( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume III. E. Nationalism in Africa and Asia: Eduard Shils, Mary Matossian, Elie Kedourie, Stein Tønneson, Hans Antlöv, Paul R. Brass, Francis Robinson, Partha Chatterjee, Benyamin Neuberger, J.D.Y. Peel, David Welsh, Bruce Cauthen, David Brown, David E.F. Henley, Frank Dikötter, Eden Naby, Bassam Tibi, Jacob M. Landau. Vol. IV. F. Nationalism in the Americas and Australasia: Maurice Pinard, Richard Hamilton, Susan-Mary Grant, Herbert J. Gans, Enrique Florescano, Florencia A. Malon, Stephanie Lawson. G. Nationalism and culture: John D. Armstrong, Einar Haugen, Michael B. Petrovic, George L. Mosse, Anthony D. Smith, Michale Billig. H. Feminism and nationalism: Floya Anthias, Nira Yuval-Davis, Deniz Kandiyoti, Sylvia Walby, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Glenda Sluga, Nira Yuval-Davis. Vol. V.I. Nationalism and politics: Anthony D. Smith, Michael Howard, James Mayall, Jennifer Jackson Preece, David Miller, Brendan O'Leary, John Rex, Ian Lustick, Sammy Smooha, Thedor Hanf, Donald L. Horowitz, Michael Hechter. J. Transcending the nation: William McNeill, Raymond Breton, Philip Schlesinger, Kosaku Yoshino
The nation made real : art and national identity in Western Europe, 1600-1850 by Anthony D Smith( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What role did visual artists play in the emergence and spread of nationalism and a sense of national identity? Focusing on late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century Britain and France, this original study in the historical sociology of nations and nationalism analyses the contributions of artists in these and other West European countries to the creation of memorable images of the abstract concept of the nation. By employing different modes of depiction for conveying moral lessons, evoking the atmosphere of the homeland, and commemorating the fallen in battle, David, Ingres, Turner, Constable, and Friedrich, as well as a host of lesser artists, were able to make the national idea appear palpable and accessible, and the abstract concept of the nation seem 'authentic' and 'real'. After a brief description of the main themes of the visual record of Dutch nation-building in the seventeenth century, Anthony D. Smith presents an original comparative analysis of the rise of 'national art' in eighteenth-century Britain and France
The antiquity of nations by Anthony D Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Antiquity of Nations provides a fresh interpretation of the nature of modern nations. Departing from conventional wisdom, Smith argues the case for a deeper understanding of their character, based on an ethno-symbolic analysis of the myths, memories, symbols and traditions of pre-modern ethnic communities. Building on his earlier work, the author seeks to balance the undeniable novel components of the nation with its ancient, rooted and persistent attributes" "The book will be essential reading for scholars and students alike of nationalism and ethnicity."--Jacket
Ethnicity and nationalism( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Myths and memories of the nationThe call of the homeland : diaspora nationalisms, past and presentThe ethnic origins of nationsThe ethnic revivalNationalism : theory, ideology, historyNational identityThe concept of social change; a critique of the functionalist theory of social changeEthnicity
Alternative Names
Anthony D. Smith antropologo e sociologo britannico

Anthony D. Smith Brits antropoloog

Smit, Antoni D.

Smìt, Èntanì.

Smìt, Èntanì D. S.

Smith, A. D.

Smith, A. D. 1939-

Smith, A. D. 1939-2016

Smith, Anthony D.

Smith, Anthony D. 1939-

Smith Anthony D. S.

Smith, Anthony D. S. 1939-

Smith, Anthony D. S. 1939-2016

Smith Anthony David

Smith, Anthony David 1939-

Smith, Anthony David 1939-2016

Smith, Anthony David Stephen

Smith, Anthony David Stephen 1939-

Smits, Entonijs D. 1939-

Sumisu, Antonī D. 1939-

Sumisu, Antonī D. 1939-2016

Антъни Смит

Ентоні Сміт

Смит, Энтони 1939-

סמיטה, אנטוני דוד

סמית, אנטוני דיויד

סמית, אנתוני ד׳

أنتوني سميث

آنتونی دی اسمیت

스미스, 앤서니 D. 1939-


スミス, アンソニー・D

スミス, アントニー・D