ISBN-10:
1405177985
ISBN-13:
9781405177986
Pub. Date:
02/11/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
The Cultural Foundations of Nations: Hierarchy, Covenant, and Republic / Edition 1

The Cultural Foundations of Nations: Hierarchy, Covenant, and Republic / Edition 1

by Anthony D. Smith
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ISBN-13: 9781405177986
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/11/2008
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Anthony D. Smith is President of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is author of numerous works on nationalism including The Ethnic Origins of Nations (Blackwell, 1986), Chosen Peoples: Sacred Sources of National Identity (2003) and The Antiquity of Nations (2004). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Nations and Nationalism.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations     viii
Preface     ix
About the Book     xii
Introduction: The Theoretical Debate     1
The Concept and Its Varieties     12
Ethnic and Religious Roots     28
Community in Antiquity     48
Hierarchical Nations     76
Covenantal Nations     107
Republican Nations     135
Alternative Destinies     160
Conclusion     184
Notes     190
References     213
Index     237

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