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Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Monika Baár

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Peripheral cultures have been largely absent from the European canon of historiography. The principal aim of this book is to contribute to redressing the balance. It does so by offering an insight ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Béland and André Lecours

in Nationalism and Social Policy: The Politics of Territorial Solidarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199546848
eISBN:
9780191720468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546848.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The Conclusion returns to the six claims about the relationship between nationalism and social policy formulated in Chapter 1 before suggesting that the analysis of the nationalism–social policy ... More


Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Arieh B. Saposnik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Becoming Hebrew is a study of the ways in which a Zionist national culture was generated in the Jewish Yishuv (prestate community) of Palestine between 1900 and 1914. The book addresses ... More


 Conclusion

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The concluding chapter revisits the process that led, within little more than a decade, from a sense of impending “national death” to the emergence of a budding national entity. Aimed at a thorough ... More


The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how the Institute of the Black World (IBW), led by historian, theologian, and political activist Vincent Harding, mobilized Black intellectuals in identifying strategy to continue ... More


 Introduction: To Become a Nation of “Jewish Culture”

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains the book's central foci—the ways in which Zionism's vision of a new Hebrew nation was translated into the concrete institutions, practices, and rituals that generated a national ... More


Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Aziz al-Azmeh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a study of secularisation and secularism in the Arab World, between middle of the nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth. It approaches the its subject in the modern ... More


Theories of Nations and the World of Late Antiquity

Philip Wood

in ‘We have no king but Christ’: Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588497
eISBN:
9780191595424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588497.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is a counterpoint to the previous chapter. It focuses on the centrifugal effects of Christianity on regional identity, looking at this in the context of the wider Roman‐Empire and the ... More


Beyond the Secular West

Akeel Bilgrami (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What is the character of secularism in countries that were not pervaded by Christianity, such as China, India, and the nations of the Middle East? To what extent is the secular an imposition of ... More


Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Manar H. Makhoul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Palestinian citizens in Israel are part of the Palestinian nation that was scattered and divided during the 1948 War (Nakba, a catastrophe), amidst which Israel was founded. Today, Palestinian ... More


 Nations and Revolutions

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the early twentieth century, the Caucasus witnessed the rise of urban environments. Tbilisi became the jewel in the crown of the Russian Caucasus, the center of administrative and cultural life. ... More


 Time of Troubles

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The 1970s and 1980s were characterized by the long tenure in office of important Communist Party secretaries in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, including Heydar Aliyev and Eduard Shevardnadze. All ... More


That Is Not Who We Are!: Populism and Peoplehood

Rogers M. Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300229394
eISBN:
9780300252897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Authoritarian nationalist movements labeled “populist” are advancing xenophobic, intolerant “stories of peoplehood” to justify repression and exclusions in many nations today. That Is Not Who We Are! ... More


The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Robert Tobin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

‘How do such people, with brilliant members and dull ones, fare when they pass from being a dominant minority to being a powerless one?’ So asked the Kilkenny man‐of‐letters Hubert Butler (1900‐91) ... More


Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Mary Youssef

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines questions of identity, nationalism, and marginalization in the contemporary Egyptian novel from a postcolonial lens. Under colonial rule, the Egyptian novel invoked a sovereign ... More


Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Mark Rice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the transformation of Machu Picchu from an obscure archaeological site into a global tourist destination and national symbol of Peru. This book illustrates how, from the very ... More


The Limits of Loyalty: Ordinary People in Civil War Mississippi

Jarret Ruminski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813961
eISBN:
9781496814005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813961.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In The Limits of Loyalty, Jarret Ruminski examines the lives of ordinary people in Confederate Mississippi to show how military occupation and the ravages of war tested the meaning of loyalty during ... More


Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Ronojoy Sen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Reaching as far back as ancient times, Ronojoy Sen pairs a novel history of India’s engagement with sport and a probing analysis of its cultural and political development under monarchy and ... More


Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

W.W.J. Knox and Alan McKinlay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Jimmy Reid was probably the greatest political orator of late twentieth-century Britain. He was at the forefront of the major turning points in the history of industrial relations and politics in ... More


Nations, National Identity, and Nationalism

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter challenges the ethnic–civic dichotomy often used in discussions of nationalism. While the membership has a strong Scottish identity, there is a British dimension to the identities of a ... More


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