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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99
Attempts to expose the hidden underside of Western nationalism. Arguing that the true history of the nation began earlier, the author shows how state builders set about deliberately constructing a sense of national solidarity to support their burgeoning authority. more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 63.00
This compelling book argues that it is wrong to assume that nations are culturally uniform. Hutchinson provocatively asserts that resting on older diverse ethnic identities, nations adapt from the unpredictable challenges of modernity, and such plurality makes them prone to cultural wars. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This book analyzes how the politics of national identity and incompletely realized nation-states influence conflict between states within the international system. Employing quantitative analysis and case studies, the book makes the case for an understanding of regional security politics that transcends traditional realist and liberal scholarship. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 155.95
Encountering Nationalism introduces students to concepts of nationalism in an accessible, critical, and timely way. Abstract arguments are bolstered by clear and specific examples drawn from momentous events and from the well of everyday life, such as the aftermath of September 11, beauty pageants, ethnic conflicts, and sexual respectability. Encountering... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 53.00
Why has nationalism proved so durable? What are the roots of its appeal? This sharp and accessible book slices through the myths surrounding nationalism and provides an important new perspective on this perennial subject. The book argues that: nationalism is persistent, not merely because of its specific ideological appeal, but because it expresses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
Anthony D. Smith is Emeritus Professor of Nationalism and Ethnicity at the London School of Economics, and is considered one of the founders of the interdisciplinary field of nationalism studies. Anthony Smith has developed an approach to the study of nations and nationalism called ethno-symbolism, which is concerned with the nature of ethnic groups... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 44.99
A powerfully argued and trenchant examination of the sources and consequences of nationalism by one of the world's leading scholars in the field. - ;Nations, States, and Violence presents a revisionist view of the sources of nationalism, the relationship of the nation to culture, and the implications of nationalism and cultural heterogeneity for... more...