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Internationalism in the age of nationalism

Author: Glenda Sluga
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
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The twentieth century, a time of profound disillusionment with nationalism, was also the great age of internationalism. To the twenty-first-century historian, the period from the late nineteenth century until the end of the Cold War is distinctive for its nationalist preoccupations, while internationalism is often construed as the purview of ideologues and idealists, a remnant of Enlightenment-era narratives of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenda Sluga
ISBN: 9780812244847 0812244842 9780812223323 0812223322
OCLC Number: 812729596
Description: 211 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The international turn --
Imagine Geneva, between the wars --
The apogee of internationalism --
What is the international? --
Afterword: the national in the age of internationalism.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Responsibility: Glenda Sluga.
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Glenda Sluga traces internationalism through its rise before World War I, its mid-century apogee, and its decline after 9/11. Drawing on archival material and contemporary accounts, this innovative  Read more...

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