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Inventing Luxembourg Representations of the Past, Space and Language from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Author: Pierre Péporté; Sonja Kmec; Benoît Majerus; Michel Margue
Publisher: Leiden BRILL 2010
Series: National Cultivation of Culture, v. 01
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The grand duchy of Luxembourg is a showcase example for the constructed nature of national identities. This book explores this construction process from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, focusing on representations of the past, space and language.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Péporté; Sonja Kmec; Benoît Majerus; Michel Margue
ISBN: 9789004181762 9004181768 9789004188815 9004188819
OCLC Number: 740864069
Description: 1 online resource (395 Seiten)
Contents: List of Tables and IllustrationsAcknowledgementsIntroductionPart I. Narrating the PastIntroduction: Making Sense, Producing Meaning: Time, Memory and Historical Narratives1. The Master Narrative of Luxembourg's History2. The Dissemination, Reception and Public Use of the Master Narrative3. Different Narratives?ConclusionsPart II. Drawing the BoundariesIntroduction: From Border Patrol to Border Petrol Stations?4. The 'Centripetal' Discursive Strategy: Nationalising the Territory5. The 'Centrifugal' Discursive Strategy: De/Renationalising the TerritoryConclusionsPart III. Constructing the LanguageIntroduction6. "Our German" (1820-1918)7. Making Luxembourgish a LanguageConclusionsConclusionsBibliographyIndex
Series Title: National Cultivation of Culture, v. 01

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