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- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
Combining a theoretical overview with empirical evidence, this textbook analyses and compares nationalism in Western and Eastern Europe. Split into three parts, it first discusses a wide variety of theoretical perspectives, including the controversial issue of theoretical dichotomy (civic versus ethnic nationalism). The second part argues variously... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 13.00
From Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball and NBC's The Chris Matthews Show , and New York Times bestselling author of Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think , comes a definitive work on the lifeblood of America -- its enduring spirit. People have often wondered what makes America truly great. With a citizenry of vastly different races,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95
In this thought-provoking new book, Anthony Smith analyses key debates between historians and social scientists on the role of nations and nationalism in history. In a wide-ranging analysis of the work of historians, sociologists, political scientists and others, he argues that there are three key issues which have shaped debates in this field: first,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Focusing on how an important nineteenth-century architect addressed the already shifting relation between architecture, time and history, this book offers insights on issues still relevant today-the struggle between imitation and innovation, the definition (or rejection) of aesthetic experience, the grounds of architectural judgment (who decides and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The collapse of the Soviet empire in 1991 removed a decades-long system of successful control of potential ethnic and regional conflict . The result was the eruption of numerous conflicts over state-building, some of which degenerated into violence and some of which were resolved or prevented by strategies of accommodation. This volume explores the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 29.00
Hamas is typically portrayed in the West as nothing more than a terrorist organisation. Yet as Michael Irving Jensen discovers, it also provides medical clinics, kindergartens, schools, elderly care and football training to the population of the West Bank and Gaza. Using a combination of interviews and participant observation, Jensen examines how... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95
In the history of modern political thought, no other topic has attracted as much attention as nationalism, nation formation and patriotism. Because of the ever-growing body of literature tackling these vexed issues, level-headed clarification has been long overdue. Shunning attempts to spin off yet another theory of nationalism, Miroslav Hroch... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 184.99
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... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 94.99
Nationalism remains one of the key political, societal, and socio-psychological phenomena in contemporary Europe. The international scholars assembled in this edited collection suggest that the use of three perspectives-supranationalism, boundary-making nationalism, and regional nationalism-may be promising as an explanatory framework for the analysis... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
Maximino Avila Camacho and the One-Party State is a political biography of General Maximino Avila Camacho (1891-1945), a powerful regional politician at the time when a party claiming to represent the goals of the Mexican Revolution first developed its long standing monopoly of Mexican politics. By tracing his career, we learn how and why the goals... more...