The Shifting Foundations of Modern Nation-States: Realignments of Belonging

The Shifting Foundations of Modern Nation-States: Realignments of Belonging

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ISBN-13: 9780802083944
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 04/27/2004
Series: Green College Thematic Lecture Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sima Godfrey is the director if the Institute for European Studies at the University of British Columbia.



Frank Unger is a professor with the Institute for European Studies at the University of British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Introduction3
Canada: A Post-Nationalist Nation?18
Closing the Nation: Nationalism and Statism in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany35
Quasi a Nation: Italy's Mezzogiorno before 184859
Are We Dreaming? Exceptional Myths and Myths of Exceptionalism in the United States82
The Republic: A French Myth100
Russia's Babel: Myth Production and Its Purposes109
Foundation Myths and the Reflection of History in Modern Hungary131
Cracking Myths of Nation-ness: Indonesia after the Fall of Suharto149
Contributors163

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