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History And National Destiny : Ethnosymbolism and its Critics - Montserrat Guibernau

History And National Destiny

Ethnosymbolism and its Critics

By: Montserrat Guibernau (Editor), John Hutchinson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2nd July 2004
ISBN: 9781405123914
Number Of Pages: 228

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This volume celebrates and evaluates Anthony D. Smith&#8217;s path-breaking contribution to the study of nations and nationalism.<br><ul><br><li>A fresh and critical look at Anthony D. Smith&#8217;s path-breaking contribution to the study of nations and nationalism. <br><li>Debates various issues concerning Smith&#8217;s controversial ethnosymbolic approach. <br><li>Includes contributions from academics based in the Czech Republic, Norway, the UK and US. <br><li>Opens up new avenues of research.</li></ul>

Introduction: History and National Destiny: Monterrey Guibernau (Open University) and John Hutchinson (London School of Economics).

1. Definitions, Periodization and Prospects for the Longue Duree: John A. Armstrong (retired from University of Wisconsin, Madison).

2. Covenant and Continuity: Ethno-Symbolism and the Myth of Divine Election: Bruce Cauthen.

3. The Timelessness of Nations: Walker Connor (Middlebury College).

4. Place, Kinship and the Case for Non-Ethnic Nations: Thomas Hylland Eriksen (University of Oslo).

5. ?Dominant Ethnicity? and the ?Ethnic-Civic? Dichotomy in the Work of A. D. Smith: Eric Kaufmann (Birkbeck College, University of London) and Oliver Zimmer (University of Durham).

6. Ethnicity and Supra-Ethnicity in Corpus Planning: The Hidden Status Agenda in Corpus Planning: Joshua A. Fishman (Yeshiva University, New York).

7. From Ethnic Group Toward the Modern Nation: The Czech Case: Miroslav Hroch (Charles University Prague).

8. Myth Against Myth: The Nation as Ethnic Overlay: John Hutchinson (London School of Economics).

9. Anthony D. Smith on Nations and National Identity: A Critical Assessment: Montserrat Guibernau (Open University).

10. The Ethno-Cultural Roots of National Art: Athena S. Leoussi (University of Reading).

11. Nationalism and Globalisation: Mary Kaldor.

12. Globalising National States: Stein Tonnesson (historian).

13. History and National Destiny: Responses and Clarifications: Anthony D. Smith (London School of Economics).

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ISBN: 9781405123914
ISBN-10: 1405123915
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 2nd July 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 227.96 x 157.16  x 13.31
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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