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Imagined communities : reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism

Author: Benedict R O'G Anderson
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. and extended edView all editions and formats
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Anderson's essay shows how the European processes of inventing nationalism were transported to the Third World through colonialism and were adapted by subject races in Latin America and Asia.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anderson, Benedict R. O'G. (Benedict Richard O'Gorman), 1936-
Imagined communities.
London ; New York : Verso, 1991
(OCoLC)622923598
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benedict R O'G Anderson
ISBN: 0860913295 9780860913290 0860915468 9780860915461
OCLC Number: 23356022
Description: xv, 224 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Cultural roots --
The origins of national consciousness --
Creole pioneers --
Old languages, new models --
Official nationalism and imperialism --
The last wave --
Patriotism and racism --
The angel of history --
Census, map, museum --
Memory and forgetting.
Responsibility: Benedict Anderson.

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"... sparkling, readable, densely packed..." -- Peter Worsley, Guardian "... a brilliant little book." -- Neal Ascherson, The Observer

 
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