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Imagined communities : reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism

Author: Benedict R O'G Anderson
Publisher: London : Verso, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What are the imagined communities that compel men to kill or to die for an idea of a nation? This notion of nationhood had its origins in the founding of the Americas, but was then adopted and transformed by populist movements in nineteenth-century Europe. It became the rallying cry for anti-Imperialism as well as the abiding explanation for colonialism. In this scintillating, groundbreaking work of intellectual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benedict R O'G Anderson
ISBN: 9781784786755 1784786756
OCLC Number: 1001224725
Description: xv, 240 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Benedict Anderson.

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"[S]parkling, readable, densely packed." - Peter Worsley, The Guardian "[A] brilliant little book." - Neal Ascherson, The Observer "Anderson's knowlege of a vast range of relevant historical Read more...

 
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