Nationalism and Modernism / Edition 1

Nationalism and Modernism / Edition 1

by Prof Anthony D Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415063418

ISBN-13: 2900415063417

Pub. Date: 11/10/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book represents a much-needed analytical survey of current theories of nationalism by one of the leading authorities in the field. It contextualizes the new insights into nationalism and its relationship with states and state-building on one hand, and ethnicity and

ethnic revival on the other. Anthony Smith assesses the contributions of key figures in the

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This book represents a much-needed analytical survey of current theories of nationalism by one of the leading authorities in the field. It contextualizes the new insights into nationalism and its relationship with states and state-building on one hand, and ethnicity and

ethnic revival on the other. Anthony Smith assesses the contributions of key figures in the field. Given the extent of nationalist and ethnic phenomena and the diversity of approaches which have been put forward, Smith's accessible account will prove an indispensable guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900415063417
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/10/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The modernist paradigm1
1The rise of classical modernism8
Pt. IVarieties of modernism25
2The culture of industrialism27
3Capitalism and nationalism47
4State and nation70
5Political messianism97
6Invention and imagination117
Pt. IICritics and alternatives143
7Primordialism and perennialism145
8Ethno-symbolism170
9Beyond modernism?199
Conclusion: problems, paradigms and prospects221
Notes229
Bibliography244
Index264

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