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The Oxford handbook of the history of nationalism

Breuilly, John, ed. (2013) The Oxford handbook of the history of nationalism. Oxford handbooks in history. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199209194

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The Oxford handbook of the history of nationalism comprises thirty six essays by an international team of leading scholars, providing a global coverage of the history of nationalism in its different aspects - ideas, sentiments, politics. Every chapter takes the form of an interpretative essay which, by a combination of thematic focus, comparison, and regional perspective enables the reader to understand nationalism as a distinct and global historical subject. The book covers the emergence of nationalist ideas, sentiments, and cultural movements before the formation of a world of nation-states as well as nationalist politics before and after the era of the nation-state, with chapters covering Europe, the Middle East, North-East Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia, and the Americas. Essays on everday national sentiment and race ideas in fascism are accompanied by chapters on nationalist movements opposed to existing nation-states, nationalism and international relations, and the role of external intervention into nationalist disputes within states. In addition, the book looks at the major challenges to nationalism: international socialism, religion, pan-nationalism, and globalization, before a final section considering how historians have approached the subject of nationalism. Taken separately, the chapters in this Handbook will deepen understanding of nationalism in particular times and places; taken together they will enable the reader to see nationalism as a distinct subject in modern world history.

Item Type: Book
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Additional Information: © 2013 The Editor & Authors
Divisions: Government
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Government
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2012 09:37
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2020 23:25

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