Nations and their Histories: Constructions and Representations by S. CarvalhoNations and their Histories: Constructions and Representations by S. Carvalho

Nations and their Histories: Constructions and Representations

byS. CarvalhoEditorF. Gemenne

Hardcover | October 9, 2009

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Nations and their Histories highlights the importance of the past and its uses in the formation of modern nations and national identities. The book looks at the construction of different national historiographies as well as present representations of the past in the political and cultural life of nations, covering the five continents.
SUSANA CARVALHO is a research student in the Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. From 2006 to 2007, she was the Deputy Editor ofStudies in Ethnicity and Nationalismand the Co-Chair of ASEN.FRANÇOIS GEMENNE is a research fellow and junior lecturer with the Institute for Sustainable Development...
Title:Nations and their Histories: Constructions and RepresentationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:295 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.89 inPublished:October 9, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218601

ISBN - 13:9780230218604

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Table of Contents

Introduction; S.Carvalho & F.Gemenne PART I: NATIONAL HISTORIES AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF NATIONS Nationalism and the Making of National Past; J.Breuilly The Comparative History of National Historiographies in Europe; S.Berger 'Colonizing' the Past: History and Memory in Greece and Turkey; S.A.Sofos & U.Özk?r?ml? The Politics of Memorialization in Zimbabwe; T.Ranger Beginning the World Over Again: Past and Future in American Nationalism; D.H.Doyle Rediscovering Columbus in Nineteenth-Century American Textbooks; C.Cadot Social Darwinism and Nationalism in Mexico; D.A.Brading PART II: PRESENT REPRESENTATIONS OF NATIONAL HISTORIES Eternal France: Crisis and National Self-Perception in France, 1870-2005; R.Gildea Cuisine, Nationality and the Making of a National Meal: The English Breakfast; K.O'Connor National Restoration and Moral Renewal: The Dialectics of the Past in the Emergence of Modern Israel; A.Gal Crafting Iranian Nationalism: Intersectionality of Aryanism, Westernism and Islamism; A.Kian & G.Riaux The Evolution of State Discourses on the Nationalist Political Party in Post-Colonial Cameroon; C.Nsoudou Refashioning Sub-National Pasts for Post-National Futures; J.Wenzel A Season of War: Warriors, Veterans and Warfare in American Nationalism; S-M.Grant Sinocentrism and the National Question in China; E.Hyer Nation, History, Museum: The Politics of the Past at the National Museum of Australia; B.Wellings Conclusion; S.Carvalho & F.Gemenne