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Nationalism and modernism : a critical survey of recent theories of nations and nationalism

Author: Anthony D Smith
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the essential arguments of all the major theoretical interpretations of nationalism, from the modernist approaches of Gellner to the alternative paradigms of Geertz and Smith.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony D Smith
ISBN: 041506340X 9780415063401 0415063418 9780415063418
OCLC Number: 185765312
Description: xiv, 270 s
Contents: Preface, Introduction: The modernist paradigm, 1. The rise of classical modernism, PART I - Varieties of modernism, 2. The culture of industrialism, 3. Capitalism and nationalism, 4. State and nation, 5. Political messianism, 6. Invention and imagination, PART II - Critics and alternatives, 7. Primordialism and perennialism, 8. Ethno-symbolism, 9. Beyond modernism?, Conclusion: problems, paradigms and prospects, Notes, Bibliography, Index
Responsibility: Anthony D. Smith.

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'a unique scholarly overview of a vast topic.' - Earthwatch

 
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