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Community of citizens : on the modern idea of nationality

Author: Dominique Schnapper
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this critically acclaimed work, Dominique Schnapper offers a learned and concise antidote to contemporary assaults on the nation. Schnapper's arguments on behalf of the modern nation represent at once a learned history of the national ideal, a powerful rejoinder to its contemporary critics, and a masterful essay in the sociological tradition of Ernest Renan, Alexis de Tocqueville, Emile Durkheim, and Raymond  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Schnapper
ISBN: 1560003510 9781560003519
OCLC Number: 37725560
Description: xiv, 184 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Daniel Bell --
The Political and the National --
Transcendence by Citizenship --
The Institution of National Uniqueness --
Conceiving the Nation.
Other Titles: Communauté des citoyens.
Responsibility: Dominique Schnapper ; with a preface by Daniel Bell ; translated from the French by Séverine Rosée.

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Schnapper offers an antidote to contemporary assaults on the nation, with arguments on behalf of the modern nation which represent a history of the national ideal. Schnapper asserts the fate of  Read more...

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-Schnapper devotes her latest book, brief but intelligent and dense, to the concept of the nation.- --Fra DEGREESois Furet, Le Nouvel Observateur -For its richness and its coherence, the work of Read more...

 
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