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Independence Day: Myth, Symbol, and the Creation of Modern Poland

M. B. B. Biskupski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658817
eISBN:
9780191744235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658817.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book is a discussion of how modern Poland was created by the application and manipulation of myths about its past, and the symbols that represented them. Its focus is on the era 1914–2008, and ... More


Symbols Known, Soldiers Unknown

Jonathan H. Ebel

in G.I. Messiahs: Soldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300176704
eISBN:
9780300216356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176704.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The 1921 dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and one man’s losing battle with post-war identity are the narrative threads woven throughout this chapter, which examines the process by which ... More


Fides est servanda: keeping the faith

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

‘Fides est servanda: keeping the faith’ explores how the Government, Church, courts, and media invoked a variety of key symbols of British history, including the Magna Carta and the Interregnum, to ... More


From ethos to mythos: the General Strike and Britishness

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

‘From Ethos to Mythos: the General Strike and Britishness’ surveys and analyzes the ways that different interest groups have selectively reproduced the story of the 1926 General Strike as a ... More


1926 and All that …1: Britishness and the Volunteers

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

‘1926 and all that … : Britishness and the volunteers’ summarizes the conclusions of this work and draws connections among the various ways that histories and national identities are made and remade ... More


Introduction

John Higham

in Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores the changing contours of American culture based on the work of John Higham, one of America's foremost historians. Higham undertook case studies that focus on American diversity as ... More


America in Person: The Evolution of National Symbols [1992]

John Higham

in Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

From the late 1960s to the late 1980s, few studies have focused on American national consciousness and national identity as intellectual and cultural historians avoided the problem of nationalism. ... More


Dalit Memories and Water Rights

Mukul Sharma

in Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199477562
eISBN:
9780199090969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477562.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Water is a deeply contentious issue, intersecting with caste, class, and gender in India in multifaceted ways, and producing complex cultural meanings and social hierarchies. Culturally, politically ... More


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