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The Myth of Nations : the peoples of Europe from late antiquity to early Middle Ages

Author: Patrick J Geary
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Dismantling nationalist myths about how the nations of Europe were born, this text contrasts them with the actual history of Europe's transformation between the fourth and ninth centuries - the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Geary
ISBN: 0691090548 9780691090542
OCLC Number: 232189810
Description: x, 199 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction: The Crisis of European Identity 1 Chapter One: A Poisoned Landscape: Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Nineteenth Century 15 Chapter Two: Imagining Peoples in Antiquity 41 Chapter Three: Barbarians and Other Romans 63 Chapter Four: New Barbarians and New Romans 93 Chapter Five: The Last Barbarians? 120 Chapter Six: Toward New European Peoples 151 Notes 175 Suggestion for Further Reading 185 Index 189
Responsibility: Patrick J. Geary.

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Geary's lucid and expert examination of the circumstances in which ... stories and identities were created ... offers a satisfying and ... often a subtle approach to some of the most elusive aspects Read more...

 
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