Myths and memories of the nation

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myths and memories of the nation

Myths and Memories of the Nation by Anthony D. Smith

This book explores the roots of nationalism by examining the myths, symbols, and memories of the nation through an ethno-symbolic approach. It reveals the continuing power of myth and memory to mobilize, define, and shape people and their destinies. It examines the variety and durability of ethnic attachments and national identities, and assesses the contemporary revival of ethnic conflicts and nationalism.
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This book explores the roots of nationalism by examining the myths, symbols, and memories of the nation through an "ethno-symbolic" approach. It reveals the continuing power of myth and memory to mobilize, define, and shape people and their destinies. It examines the variety and durability of ethnic attachments and national identities, and assesses the contemporary revival of ethnic conflicts and nationalism. Anthony D. Convert currency. Add to Basket.

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Smith took his first degree in classics and philosophy at Oxford University and his master's degree and doctorate in sociology at the London School of Economics. He was the first president of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism.
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2 thoughts on “Myths and Memories of the Nation by Anthony D. Smith

  1. `Anthony Smith is a great categorizer and analyst, with remarkable historical knowledge.' Anthony D. Smith is Professor of Ethnicity and Nationalism, European Institute, London School of Economics. Start reading Myths and Memories of the Nation on your Kindle in under a minute.

  2. A useful guide to an unfinished debate. Smith argues that nationalism has become the most ubiquitous and enduring force in the modern world and is likely to.

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