The Construction of Nationhood, first published in , is a thorough re-analysis of both nationalism and nations. In particular it Adrian Hastings. Cambridge. THE CONSTRUCTION OF. NATIONHOOD: ETHNICITY,. RELIGION AND. NATIONALISM. Adrian Hastings. Cambridge, Cambndge University Press, , xii. The Construction of Nationhood has 35 ratings and 5 reviews. Adrian Hastings Be the first to ask a question about The Construction of Nationhood.
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Brent Uzzell rated it really liked it Dec 11, Jan natoonhood, Jason rated it it was amazing Shelves: Vesna rated it it was ok Apr 15, In the words of a very recent writer, Liah Greenfeld, ‘The birth of the English nation was not the birth of a nation, it was hasttings birth of the nations, the birth of nationalism. Sign In Forgot password?
Its argument in This interdisciplinary book straddles the fields of history, politics, religion and sociology, and medieval and modern history.
I rated it liked it May 22, Stephen Shapiro rated it liked it Aug 16, Paperbackpages. Refresh and try again. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. My library Help Advanced Book Search. In particular it challenges the current ‘modernist’ orthodoxies of such writers as Eric Hobsbawm, Benedict Anderson and Ernest Gellner, and it offers a systematic critique of Hobsbawm’s best-selling Construcgion and Nationalism since hasings Page 92 – House: Books by Adrian Hastings.
I assure you, it often gives me pleasure to reflect how greatly the audience if I may so term it of a good English writer will in another century or two be increased, by the increase of English people in our colonies.
No trivia or quizzes yet. England’s western neighbours– 4. Very helpful for sorting out some things in my head for the dissertation. Its importance lies in its contribution to arguments about the meaning and origin of nationalism, ethnicity and nationhood, and in challenging the widely-accepted “modernist” theories of Eric Hobsbawm, Benedict Anderson and others.
The construction of nationhood: Page – That universal circulation of intelligence, which in England transmits the least vibration of feeling or alarm, with electric sensibility, from one end of the kingdom to another, and which unites in bands of connection men of similar interests and situations, has no existence in France. While theorists of nationhood have paid mostly scant attention to England, the development of the nation-state is seen here as central to the subject, but the analysis is carried forward to embrace many other examples, including Ireland, the South Slavs and modern Africa, before concluding with an overview of the impact of religion, contrasting Islam with Christianity, while evaluating the ability of each to support supra-national political communities.
Jan 30, Raully rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some African case studies– 7. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Mark Schrad rated it really liked it Aug 13, It challenges the current ‘modernist’ orthodoxies of such writers as Eric Hobsbawm, Benedict Anderson and Ernest Gellner, and it offers a systematic critique of Hobsbawm’s best-selling Nations and Nationalism since Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary The Construction of Nationhood is a thorough re-analysis of both nationalism and nations.
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I mean, I’ve got to be honest- the hte A controversial take on nationalism- emphasizes role of religion, the vernacular, especially the Bible. Poofygoo rated it liked it Sep 13, Other editions – View all The Construction of Nationhood: You do not currently have access to this article.
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The Construction of Nationhood: Ethnicity, Religion and Nationalism by Adrian Hastings
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Page 76 – I dare say, so universally understood by our people as the word uncomeatable would immediately be, which we are not allowed to write. Smith Limited preview – Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies. In opposition to books which limit nations and nationalism to the eighteenth century and after, as an aspect of ‘modernization’, the author argues for a medieval origin to both, dependent upon Biblical religion and the development of vernacular literatures.
Series Wiles lectures What is there I would not do, England, my own? This interdisciplinary book straddles the fields of history, politics, religion and sociology, and medieval and modern history.
Chloe Lee rated it it was amazing Oct 07, The nation and nationalism. But the religious stuff he weaves in is interesting. Sign In or Create an Account. Dayana rated it it was ok Aug 14, Sep cnostruction, Sarah rated it liked it.