Nation-Building and Identity in Europe: The Dialogics of Reciprocity

Hardcover | November 15, 2008

byRodanthi Tzanelli

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This book offers a provocative theorization of nationhood, focusing on the key role played by dialogic relations of hegemony, resistance and reciprocity in the birth of the modern European nation. The relationship between Greece and Britain at the end of the nineteenth century uncovers the linguistic construction of nationalism.

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This book offers a provocative theorization of nationhood, focusing on the key role played by dialogic relations of hegemony, resistance and reciprocity in the birth of the modern European nation. The relationship between Greece and Britain at the end of the nineteenth century uncovers the linguistic construction of nationalism.

RODANTHI TZANELLI is Lecturer in Sociology and Deputy Director of CERS, University of Leeds, UK. She is author of The Cinematic Tourist: Explorations in Globalization, Culture and Resistance.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.62 inPublished:November 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230551998

ISBN - 13:9780230551992

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: CRIME AND DISORDER
Brigands, Nationalists and Colonial Discourse
Crime, Identity and Historical Legacy
PART II: DISCIPLINING IDENTITY
Anthropological Encounters
Crimes of Ethnohistory
PART III: IDEAS OF GREATNESS
Unpaid Debts and Duties
British Patrons and Puerile Greeks
Revisioning Identity