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Nationalism and Ethnosymbolism

November 23, 2007

This book looks at the main theoretical strands in nationalism studies in the past two decades. It then presents case studies on music and poetry, ethnosymbolism in antiquity and a variety of nations and regions. Discussions cover Eastern Europe and Russia, the Middle East, East Asia, India, Africa and the Americas.

Who is it for? Students of nationalism.

Presentation: Offers a rich selection of 20 essays arranged mostly by region and a valuable introduction on the ethnosymbolic approach to nationality.

Would you recommend it? Despite limited use of illustrations, the text is to be commended.

Michael Foley is professor of international politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Nationalism and Ethnosymbolism: History, Culture and Ethnicity in the Formation of Nation. First Edition

Editor - Athena S. Leoussi and Steven Grosby
Publisher - Edinburgh University Press
Pages - 352
Price - £60.00 and £19.99
ISBN - 9780748621125 and 1132

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