Myths and Nationhood

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Overview

Myths are central to the way we live and how we define ourselves. In this pioneering book, a group of specialists--among them Anthony Smith, Norman Davies, Geoffrey Hosking and George Schopflin--look at the general and theoretical nature of myth on a universal basis and

examine the specific myths of various nations. With nationhood and ethnicity at the centre of political attention, the book is timely in illuminating the deeper, underlying issues of nationalism that cause so much conflict throughout the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415919739
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

George Schopflin is Senior Lecturer in Politics at S.S.E.E.S., University of London. His books include Politics in Eastern Europe, 1945-1992 (1995). Geoffrey Hosking is Professor of Russian History and Deputy Director of S.S.E.E.S., University of London. His book Russia: Empire and People will be published by Harper Collins in 1997.

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Table of Contents

Preface
The Contributors
The Role of Myth: An Anthropological Perspective, or: 'The Reality of the Really Made-Up' 1
The Functions of Myth and a Taxonomy of Myths 19
The 'Golden Age' and National Renewal 36
The Myth of European Unity 60
Myth-Making and National Identity: The Case of the GDR 72
Making History: Myth and the Construction of American Nationhood 88
The Myth of Divine Election and Afrikaner Ethnogenesis 107
National Myths in the New Czech Liberalism 132
Polish National Mythologies 141
National Mythology in the History of Ideas in Latvia: A View from Religious Studies 158
The Myth of Zion among East European Jewry 170
Myths of National History in Belarus and Ukraine 182
The Russian National Myth Repudiated 198
Index of Names 211
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