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Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Giovanna Ceserani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This book tells the story of the modern engagement with the area of South Italy where ancient Greeks established settlements starting in the 8th century BCE–a region known since antiquity as Magna ... More


Politics vs. Literature: The Myth of Dante and the Italian National Identity *

Stefano Jossa

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter demonstrates that in the process of nation-making in Italy Dante was primarily interpreted as a political rather than as a literary icon. He was in the end considered to be the ‘enemy’ ... More


Mothers, Soldiers, and Nation in the ‘Neutral’ Defense

Annica Kronsell

in Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores how the national defense was founded on gendered ideas around nation making processes and notions of citizenship. It is exemplified with Swedish military and defense practice ... More


Conclusion

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This concluding chapter sums up the key arguments and various interpretations of the Bhagavadgita as well as its role in the formation of the nationalist discourse in India. The results indicate that ... More


Legacies of Departure: Decolonization, Nation-making, and Gender

Urvashi Butalia

in Gender and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249503
eISBN:
9780191697821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249503.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the fate of raped and abducted women in India. It discusses how this ‘shameful’ chapter in India's history provided one of the first challenges to the Constitution of the new ... More


Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

David L. Hanlon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the story of Tosiwo Nakayama, the first president of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Nakayama grew up during Japan's colonial administration of greater Micronesia and later proved ... More


Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Thomas Bender (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In rethinking and reframing the American national narrative in a wider context, the chapters in this book ask questions about both nationalism and the discipline of history itself. They offer fresh ... More


Introduction

Tomas Balkelis

in War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199668021
eISBN:
9780191801044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668021.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction sets a thematic and historiographical framework for the study of the continuous military violence in Lithuania from 1914 to 1923, its offshoots social disaster, state failure, ... More


Another Bosnia

Edin Hajdarpasic

in Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453717
eISBN:
9781501701115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453717.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This epilogue maintains that while “the Bosnian savagery” is quintessentially modern, it still partakes of a discrete kind of modernity that sets it apart from Western “liberal nationalism” and thus ... More


Introduction: Ethnoracial Classification and the State

Mara Loveman

in National Colors: Racial Classification and the State in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199337354
eISBN:
9780199379491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337354.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introductory chapter explains why official ethnoracial classification is a critical focus for comparative research on race, nation, and the state in Latin America. The introduction also explains ... More


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