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Clasificación:
320.54 R818
Título:
The endurance of nationalism : ancient roots and modern dilemmas. --
Imp / Ed.:
Cambridge, Inglaterra : Cambridge University Press, c2006.
Descripción:
xii, 349 p. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contenido:
List of illustrations. -- Acknowledgments. -- Introduction. -- 1. Nationalism in antiquity. -- 2. The nation in history and the curved arrow of time. -- 3. Violation and volition. -- 4. Chosenness and mission. -- 5. Kindred blood, mingled blood: ethnic and civic frameworks of national identity. -- 6. Conclusion. -- Bibliography. -- Index. --
Resumen:
Tomado de la cubierta: "Aviel Roshwald challenges prevalent scholarly orthodoxies about the exclusively modern character of nationalism. He argues that nationalism's enduring power to shape the world we live in arises directly out of its position at the heart of inescapable social and political paradoxes that not only are fundamental to the modern experience, but many of whose roots can be traced back into ancient history. Modern nationalisms, the author contends, cannot be fully understood without first examining their ancient counterparts and archetypes. Deploying a broad array of historical and contemporary case studies -ranging from ancient Jewish nationalism to the contemporary Israeli-Palestinian conflict, from the nationalist politics of ancient Greece to the contested memory of the Alamo, and from the Yugoslav wars to Northern Ireland's Orange Parades- the author argues that a responsible politics of nationalism depends upon a forthright acknowledgment of the deep-seated and intrinsically insoluble dilemmas that inhere in it."
ISBN:
9780521603645
Notas:
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