The little Czech and the Great Czech Nation : national identity and the post-communist transformation of society (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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The little Czech and the Great Czech Nation : national identity and the post-communist transformation of society

Author: Ladislav Holý
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology, 103.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ladislav Holy brings to this timely study of Czech nationalism the skills of a seasoned researcher, a cosmopolitan perspective, and the insights of an insider, exploring notions of Czech identity in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ladislav Holý
ISBN: 0521554691 9780521554695 0521555841 9780521555845
OCLC Number: 33949160
Description: x, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Nation against state --
2. Freedom, nation, and personhood --
3. Self-stereotypes and national traditions --
4. National traditions and the imagining of the nation --
5. National traditions and the political process --
6. Nation and state in the context of Czech culture.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology, 103.
Responsibility: Ladislav Holy.
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"Serious students of Czech culture and politics can ill afford to ignore Holy's fascinating book." H. Steck, Choice "As it challenges recent understandings of central and eastern European economic Read more...

 
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