Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism

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What makes people love and die for nations, as well as hate and kill in their name? While many studies have been written on nationalist political movements, the sense of nationality--the personal and cultural feeling of belonging to a nation--has not received proportionate attention. In this widely acclaimed work, Benedict Anderson examines the creation and global spread of the 'imagined communities' of nationality.

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Nationalism and the nation-state are fairly recent phenomena, dating to the 1500s. How did they come together and how has the idea of nationalism been perpetuated in the modern era? Anderson sees the ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - bdtrump - LibraryThing

An essential read in comparative and global politics, yet deeply flawed due to significant disregard for the importance of ethnicity and culture without strong evidence to do so. Volledige review lezen

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5 u9 The Angel of History
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Census Map Museum
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Over de auteur (1991)

Anderson is Aaron L. Binenkorb Professor of International Studies at Cornell University.

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