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Encounters With Nationalism / Edition 1

Encounters With Nationalism / Edition 1

by Ernest Gellner, Gellner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631194811
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/27/1995
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Ernest Gellner was Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge from 1984 to August 1993, before which he had been Professor of Philosophy at the London School of Economics. He is now head of research at the Central European University and divides his time between Prague and Cambridge, where he is a fellow of King's College. His previous Blackwell publications are Nations and Nationalism (1983), The Concept of Kinship (1986) and Reason and Culture (1992).

Table of Contents



1. Nationalism and Marxism.

2. Nationalism and the International Order.

3. From Kinship to Ethnicity.

4. The Betrayal of the Universal.

5. The Sacred and the National.

6. A Non-nationalist Pole.

7. Kemalism.

8. Enlightenment Against Faith.

9. The Price of Velvet: Tomas Masaryk and Vaclav Havel.

10. Reborn from below: The Forgotten Beginnings of the CzechNational Revival.

11. The Nazi Jew-lover.

12. The Mightier Pen: The Double Standards of Inside-outColonalism.

13. From the Ruins of the Great Contest: Civil Society,Nationalism and Islam.

14. An Alternative Vision.


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