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Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Patrick Parrinder

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is ‘English’ about the English novel, and how has the idea of the English nation been shaped by the writers of fiction? How do the novel's profound differences from poetry and drama affect its ... More


Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Jose Alvarez-Junco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

First published in Spanish in 2001, this book is a study of the development of Spanish national identity (‘the idea of Spain’) from the end of the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. It breaks ... More


The Decline of the Mauryas

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0031
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter traces the history of the decline of the Mauryas and investigates the reasons behind the collapse of the Mauryan dynasty. One of the more obvious reasons for the decline was the ... More


The Transylvanian Saxons: A German Diaspora

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on German diaspora during the Middle Ages. It suggests that of all the community of German migrants it was the Transylvanian Saxons that best deserved the description ... More


Becoming Diasporic: From Labor Migrants to Political Wanderers, 1905–19

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

While the search for economic self-sufficiency in Korean immigrant life remained important, Korea’s loss of national sovereignty to Japan between 1905 and 1910 emerged as the single most important ... More


The Origins of Ethnic Pluralism

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the origins of ethnic pluralism. Most countries have populations with multiple and opposing ethnic consciousness, and such ethnic pluralism is a necessary condition for ethnic ... More


Fanonian National Consciousness

Jane Anna Gordon

in Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254811
eISBN:
9780823260881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254811.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores how Frantz Fanon’s national consciousness emerges only out of deliberate challenges to relations of subordination and alienation. Unlike with Rousseau’s general will, in Fanon ... More


History and invention in the Italian question

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

French and German influences combined in early Italian Romanticism, but the focus continued to be the problem of foreign rule and political disunity. Added to this was the absence of a common Italian ... More


Myths in Stone: Religious Dimensions of Washington, D.C.

Jeffrey Meyer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520214811
eISBN:
9780520921344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214811.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Washington, D.C., is a city of powerful symbols—from the dominance of the Capitol dome and Washington Monument to the authority of the Smithsonian. This book takes us on an informative tour of the ... More


Conclusion

Esther Breitenbach

in Empire and Scottish Society: The Impact of Foreign Missions at Home, c. 1790 to c. 1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636204
eISBN:
9780748653485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636204.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the evidence which supported the arguments that the Presbyterian churches furnished a major mechanism through which ‘Empire penetrated to everyday life’, and that ... More


Modernism and beyond

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Where does the historical novel go after the last decades of the nineteenth century? What effect does the impact of Modernism have in the period from the 1890s to c.1940? What new techniques might ... 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


William James and the Philosophy of Life

John J. McDermott (ed.)

in The Basic Writings of Josiah Royce, Volume I: Culture, Philosophy, and Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823224838
eISBN:
9780823284887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224838.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents some comments about the significance of William James's philosophy. James was a friend of Josiah Royce from his youth to the end of James's beneficent life. As a pupil of James ... More


The Land of Suffering

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/9780801453717.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the extensive body of patriotic writing on the Bosnian Christians’ suffering reconfigured South Slavic categories of identification, and established suffering as a ... More


Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Frederick J. Streets (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this collection of sermons, fifteen distinguished religious leaders reflect upon the moral, social, and political nature of our time. The sermons originated during the Tercentennial celebrations ... More


Inculcating Italianità

Maura E. Hametz

in In the Name of Italy: Nation, Family, and Patriotism in a Fascist Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243396
eISBN:
9780823243433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243396.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores conceptions of Italian national consciousness in the Adriatic territories. It focuses on the impact of nationalist ideas and educational philosophies on policies designed to ... More


The American Foundations

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Hadassah's American foundations. American zionist ideology had much in common with core American values and the American ethos. Hadassah's ideology is no exception to this ... More


Whose Nation, Whose State? Working-Class Nationalism and Antisemitism in Poland, 1945‒1947

Padraic Kenney

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies working-class nationalism and antisemitism in post-war Poland. It argues that in early post-war Poland, citizen–state relations expressed themselves in part through national ... More


A Failed Experiment

Stefan Sperling

in Reasons of Conscience: The Bioethics Debate in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924311
eISBN:
9780226924335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924335.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the complicated relations between postwar East and West Germany. It explores the moment of reunification. It discusses various shifts in national consciousness as well as ... More


Imagining Communities

Judith Pollmann

in Memory in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198797555
eISBN:
9780191838996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797555.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Scholars of nationalism have argued that any national consciousness before 1800 was the province of small elites, who had little interest in engaging subjects in a national project, and lacked the ... More


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