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National days/national ways : historical, political, and religious celebrations around the world

Author: Linda K Fuller
Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argentina : Argentine national ways in politics : elites and caudillism / Susana N. Vittadini Andrés -- Australia : the bicentenary of Australia : celebration of a nation / Leanne White -- Canada : Canadian days : non-Canadian ways / Derek Foster -- China : from national day to national way : the story of October 1 / Chen Yanru -- China : national image on National Day and patriotic education in China : the 50th
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda K Fuller
ISBN: 0313085404 9780313085406 9780275972707 0275972704
OCLC Number: 823591921
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 350 p.)
Contents: Introduction by Linda K. Fuller Countries Argentina: Argentine National Ways in Politics: Elites and Caudillism by Susan N. Vittadini Australia: The Bicentenary of Australia: Celebration of a Nation by Leanne White Canada: Canadian Days: Non-Canandian Ways by Derek Foster China: From National Day to National Way: The Story of October 1 by Chen Yanru National Image on Nation Day: The 50th National Day of the Peoples' Republic of China by Xu Xiaoge Ehtiopia: Holiday Celebrations Among the Highlanders of Ehtiopia by Tsegay Wolde-Georgis Ghana: Globalization and Broadcasting the Ghanian National Day by Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh Japan: Japan's National Foundation Day: Lack of Consensus Leads to Lack of Celebration by Stephen M. Ryan Kuwait: Kuwait: Four Decades of Transformed Celebrations by Nibal Bourisly and Maher Al-hajji New Zealand: Waitangi Day: New Zealnd's National Day by Parehau Richards and Chris Ryan Nigeria: Nationalism, Mass Media, and the Crisis of National Identity in Nigeria by Mohammed Musa and Ayo Oyeleye Norway: Norway's 17th of May: A Historical Date and a Day of National Celebrations by Knut Mykland Romania: The Romanian Way: From Nationalism to Privatism by Sorin Matei Singapore: REading Singapore's National Day: A Case Study in the Rhetoric of Nationalism by Linda K. Fuller South Africa: (Re)building a Nation: South Africa's Heritage Day as a Site of Renaming, Reimaging, and Remembering by Scott M. Schonfeldt-Aultman and Gust A. Yep Spain: National Days Throughout the History and Geography of Spain by Ignacio Molina Alvares de Cienfuegos and Jorge Martinez Barcena Turkey: Nation and Celebration: The Iconology of the Turkish Republic by Halil Nalcaoglu Ukraine: In Search of National Holidays Ukraine's Case by Natalia Kostenko, Tatyana Androsenko and Ludmila Males United States: Martin Luther King Day: A Day in Rememberance of the American Architect of the Beloved Community by Texeira Nash and Irelene Ricks Appendix A: National Holiday Celebrations Appendix B: International Calendar of Celebrations Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by Linda K. Fuller.

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