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- Verso Books 2012; US$ 26.95
In nearly two decades since Samuel P. Huntingdon proposed his influential and troubling ?clash of civilizations? thesis, nationalism has only continued to puzzle and frustrate commentators, policy analysts, and political theorists. No consensus exists concerning its identity, genesis, or future. Are we reverting to the petty nationalisms of the nineteenth... more...
- 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...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57
A different Scotland is possible. Caledonian Dreaming: The Quest for a Different Scotland offers a penetrating and original way forward for Scotland beyond the current independence debate. It identifies the myths of modern Scotland, describes what they say and why they need to be seen as myths. Hassan argues that Scotland is already changing,... 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:... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95
One of the world?s leading theorists of nationalism offers a new synthesis In the history of modern political thought, no topics have attracted as much attention as nationalism, nation-formation, and patriotism. A mass of literature has grown around these vexed issues, muddying the waters, and a level-headed clarification is long overdue. Rather... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 17.95
As the Scotland electorate wakes up in the day after the referendum, everything has changed and nothing has changed. Scottish and UK politics is broken, it desperately needs fixed. The future of Scotland will be centre stage, but so will our democracy and the future of a Union in decline. Our politics once again needs to inspire, enthuse, educate and... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 10.95
Why Not? Scotland, Labour and Independence looks at the relationship of Scotland's two dominant parties, Labour and the SNP. Why, with the referendum looming, are the two sides not more united?A passionate look at the differences and many similarities between the two parties, Why Not? is an argument for independence that asks the left-wing unionists... more...
- Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 26.99
How has it been possible for Irish political leaders to actively promote two of the largest challenges to Irish nation-statehood: the concession of sovereignty to the European Union and the retraction of the constitutional claim over Northern Ireland? The author of this book argues that such discourses are integrally connected and, what is more, embody... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 139.99
Longlisted for the Wales Book of the Year 2007 Writing in 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois suggested that the goal for the African-American was 'to be a co-worker in the kingdom of culture'. He was evoking 'culture' as a solution to the divisions within society, thereby adopting, in a very different context, an idea that had been influentially... more...