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The Burden of Black Religion

Curtis J. Evans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328189
eISBN:
9780199870028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328189.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is about the crucial role that black religion has played in the United States as an imagined community or a united nation. The book argues that cultural images and interpretations of ... More


Editors' Introduction

Simon Szreter, Hania Sholkamy, and A. Dharmalingam

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The chapters in this section provide a set of well‐documented examples that the socio‐demographic options and strategies that families and individuals pursue are powerfully influenced by the dynamic ... More


National Identity and the Appeal of Nationalism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The functions and structure of a modern nationalist ideology are revealed through analysis of its national identity. Six components of national identity are explored; the ‘search for belonging’; ... More


Commemorating Scott: ‘That Imperial Man’

Ann Rigney

in The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644018
eISBN:
9780191738784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644018.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 6 concentrates on public recollections of Scott the author. It begins with an analysis of the strategies Scott used to brand himself as the ‘author of Waverley’, and then goes on to give an ... More


Schooling the Step-Daughters of Germania: Education and the Press, 1871–1914

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

German nation-building in the Reichsland was initiated through the establishment of a compulsory primary school system for all boys and girls. This chapter explores the gendering of lessons and ... More


William Worcester and the Commonweal of Readers

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter firstly traces how in his notebooks and marginalia, William Worcester evokes and almost invents an imagined community or interpretive community of humanist scholars. The chapter then ... More


Introduction: ‘The Most Popular Author in the World’?

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Introduction argues that Dickens's consciousness of the emerging mass culture of his day was fundamental to his popular art and to his unique place in literary and cultural history. It ... More


Durham: Government, Administration and the Local Community

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines ‘the community of the liberty’, particularly in relation to the liberty's institutions and government. Historical and cultural traditions were fundamental to the development of ... More


Women, Literature, and National Brotherhood

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores travel literature that illustrates Gabriela Mistral's Poema de Chile. La historia oficial bears witness to the current emergence of new female political and historical subjects ... More


Reform, Revival and the Call for Hindu Rashtra

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores Gujarat’s nineteenth-century path to Hindu communalism and the shaping of the Hindu nationalist project in the twentieth century. It begins with initiatives for social reform ... More


Durham: History, Culture and Identity

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the privileges of the liberty, the structure of its landed society and its relations with the ‘state’. It then focuses on the historical traditions associated with the liberty, ... More


From Beloved Community to Imagined Community: SNCC's Intellectual Transformation

Joe Street

in From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter by Joe Street traces the development of SNCC's concept of community, placing particular emphasis on the transition that occurred between the conclusion of the Mississippi Summer Project ... More


Imaginary Communities: Fantasy and Failure in Nationalist Identification

Kevin Carrico

in Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295490
eISBN:
9780520967687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295490.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“Imaginary Communities” examines the concept of the nation within Han Clothing Movement discourses to develop a new theory of nationalism. The analyses are based in the question: if nations are ... More


Nationalism and Its Digital Modes

Florian Schneider

in China's Digital Nationalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190876791
eISBN:
9780190876838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876791.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 discusses nations and nationalism in the digital age. It reviews how scholars have made sense of nationalism in the past, and it argues that the most useful way to view nations and ... More


Guerrilla War in Theory and Practice

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The dramatic rise of the guerrilla movement after the battle of Karama created a new myth. ‘To declare Palestinian identity no longer means that one is a “refugee” or second-class citizen. Rather, it ... More


Latin American Television: A Global View

John Sinclair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book makes English speakers aware of the dimensions, operation, and significance of the globalisation of television in the Spanish-speaking world. Second only in scale to the market for ... More


Village People: Race, class, nation and the community spirit

Katharine Tyler

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter identifies a set of white middle-class discourses and practices that justify the marginalisation of wealthy and lower-class Asian residents from participation in the social networks and ... More


Reconsidering Nationality: Poland

in Romantic Nationalism in Eastern Europe: Russian, Polish, and Ukrainian Political Imaginations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778060
eISBN:
9780804780568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778060.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter defines the dominant idioms of Polishness for every specific configuration of an imagined community, which allows us to draw an analytical model of the Polish national imagination of the ... More


“Imagined Communities”: The Zionist Variation

S. Ilan Troen

in Imagining Zion: Dreams, Designs, and Realities in a Century of Jewish Settlement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094831
eISBN:
9780300128000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094831.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the colonies outside Europe or what are referred to as “imagined communities,” which were shaped by Europeans and European ideas. The European imagination also clearly ... More


A school for our community:critically assessing discourses of marginality in the establishment of a free school

Claire Tupling

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Claire Tupling examines the case study of a Free School to challenge whether Free Schools are really designed to be responsive to the needs of local communities. She argues Free Schools may not ... More


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