The nation in the village : the genesis of peasant national identity in Austrian Poland, 1848-1914 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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The nation in the village : the genesis of peasant national identity in Austrian Poland, 1848-1914

Author: Keely Stauter-Halsted
Publisher: Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2004, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do peasants come to embrace nationalist sentiment? Exploring the complex case of Poles in Austrian Galicia, the author challenges the widely-accepted argument that national sentiment originates  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keely Stauter-Halsted
ISBN: 0801489962 9780801489969
OCLC Number: 62146423
Awards: Winner of Cowinner of the Orbis Books Prize for Polish Studi.
Description: x, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Roots of Nationalism in the Polish Village --
Pt. I. Politics in the Postemancipation Galician Village --
1. Emancipation and Its Discontents --
2. The Roots of Peasant Civil Society: Premodern Politics in the Galician Village --
3. Customs in Conflict: Peasant Politics in the Viennese Reichstag and the Galician Sejm --
4. Making Government Work: The Village Commune as a School for Political Action --
Pt. II. The Construction of a Peasant Pole --
5. The Peasant as Literary and Ethnographic Trope --
6. The Gentry Construction of Peasants: Agricultural Circles and the Resurgence of Peasant Culture --
7. Education and the Shaping of a Village Elite --
8. The Nation in the Village: Competing Images of Poland in Popular Culture --
9. The Village in the Nation: Polish Peasants as a Political Force --
Conclusion: The Main Currents of Peasant Nationalism.
Responsibility: Keely Stauter-Halsted.

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"The Nation in the Village prompts a generous run of intriguing questions pertinent to (and often challenging) the prevailing historiography of nationalism and the peasantry in Poland." * Slavic and Read more...

 
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