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Nationalism : a Short History.

Author: Liah Greenfeld
Publisher: Washington, DC : Brookings Institution Press, 2019.
Series: Short Histories.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nationalism, often the scourge, always the basis of modern world politics, is spreading. In a way, all nations are willed into being. But a simple declaration, such as Grouvelle's, is not enough. As historian Liah Greenfeld shows in her new book, a sense of nation--nationalism--is the product of the complex distillation of ideas and beliefs, and the struggles over them. Greenfeld takes the reader on an intellectual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Greenfeld, Liah.
Nationalism : A Short History.
Washington, DC : Brookings Institution Press, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Liah Greenfeld
ISBN: 9780815737025 0815737025
OCLC Number: 1096245327
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; Introduction: Before Equality; Emergence of Nationalism; The Launching Site; Spreading; The Great Transformation; Globalization of Nationalism and the Rise of Asia; Conclusion; Notes; Index; Back Cover
Series Title: Short Histories.

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Nationalism, once the scourge of world politics, is back. Liah Greenfeld takes the reader on an intellectual journey through the origins of the word "nationalism" and how it has changed over the  Read more...

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"Greenfeld, the author of massive historical-sociological studies of the rise of nationalism, capitalism, and modernity, here distills the story of nationalism into a short and captivating historical Read more...

 
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