Imagined Communities

Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

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Anderson's essay shows how the European processes of inventing nationalism were transported to the Third World through colonialism and were adapted by subject races in Latin America and Asia.
Ha scritto il 25/02/11
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"Feeling" for the nation?
This seminal text about nationalism, first published in 1983, seems particularly useful today, when new forms of nation-ness can be perceived in a muting world balance. Anderson sets the origin of the idea of nation in the Middle Ages, when some ...Continua
Ha scritto il 29/12/10
Imagined Communities
A classic analysis of nationalism, thought-provoking and convincingly argued. Essentially nations are imagined and nations are thus defined by the way in which they are imagined. For there is an imagined linkage perceived as shared among its members ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 17/11/08
A very dense book but well worth the time. This is one of the most important books that shaped my thinking.
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