The Sociology of Nationalism: Tomorrow's Ancestors / Edition 1

The Sociology of Nationalism: Tomorrow's Ancestors / Edition 1

by David McCrone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415114608

ISBN-13: 9780415114608

Pub. Date: 09/21/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In recent years nationalism has emerged as one of the dominant issues of our time. In this lucid and balanced account, David McCrone lays out the key issues and debates around a subject which is too often obscured by polemic. Among topics covered are:
* classical and contemporary theories of nationalism
* nationalism and ethnicity
* nationalism and the

Overview

In recent years nationalism has emerged as one of the dominant issues of our time. In this lucid and balanced account, David McCrone lays out the key issues and debates around a subject which is too often obscured by polemic. Among topics covered are:
* classical and contemporary theories of nationalism
* nationalism and ethnicity
* nationalism and the nation state
* colonial and post-colonial nationalisms
* neo nationalism and post communist nationalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415114608
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/21/1998
Series:
International Library of Sociology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Fall and Rise of Nationalism

2. Tribe, Place and Identity: Ethnicity and Nationalism

3. Inventing the Past: History and Nationalism

4. 'Devils At His Back': Nationalism and Ernest Gellner

5. Nation As State: Nationalism and

State-Building

6. Dialectic With the Other: Liberation Nationalism in the Twentieth Century

7. In and Out of The State: The Rise and Rise of Neo-Nationalism

8. The Unforseen Revolution: Post-Communist Nationalism

9. Nationalism and Its Futures

Bibliography

Index

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