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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


Editing the Nation: How Radio Engineers Encode Israeli National Imaginaries

Danny Kaplan

in Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771679
eISBN:
9780814769935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771679.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores music-editing practices in Israeli radio, with particular emphasis on how radio engineers encode national imaginaries. Drawing on an ethnographic study of Israeli public and ... More


Distractions from History: Redrawing Ethnic Trajectories in New Caledonia

Amanda Macdonald

in History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the incidental gestures of face-making and the landmark feats of history-making in New Caledonia, a Melanesian archipelago annexed by France in 1853, and how they complicate the ... More


Introduction

Jermaine Singleton

in Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the disavowed claims of the past on the present through a group of cultural productions—literature, drama, ... More


Public Spaces, Public Bodies

Nicole Tarulevicz

in Eating Her Curries and Kway: A Cultural History of Food in Singapore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038099
eISBN:
9780252095368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038099.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines contemporary policies about the regulation of public space and food hygiene against the backdrop of colonial policy and anxieties. The regulation of public space, the demands of ... More


The Politics of Childhood in Cubas Revolution and Ekilo

Anita Casavantes Bradford

in Revolution Is for the Children: The Politics of Childhood in Havana and Miami, 1959-1962

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611525
eISBN:
9781469611532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611525.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. Through its exploration of the politics of childhood in Havana and Miami, this book uncovers the shared modern metanarrative ... More


Children, Radicalization, and the Cuban Counterrevolution

Anita Casavantes Bradford

in Revolution Is for the Children: The Politics of Childhood in Havana and Miami, 1959-1962

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611525
eISBN:
9781469611532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611525.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how childhood became of one of the primary sites of the struggle between the forces of Revolution and an emerging Counterrevolution in Cuba between 1960 and 1961. During these ... More


Conclusion: Considering the Transnational in Feminist Actions

Julietta Hua

in Trafficking Women's Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675609
eISBN:
9781452946375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675609.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter considers questions of knowledge, power, and human rights through a transnational feminist lens. The work of mapping the discursive landscape and the regimes of knowledge ... More


Settler Histories and Indigenous Pasts: New Zealand and Australia

Bain Attwood

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0030
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on historical writing in New Zealand and Australia, which has been transformed since 1945. In the 1950s and 1960s, as the number of academic historians increased exponentially ... More


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