The Construction of Nationhood, first published in , is a thorough re-analysis of both nationalism and nations. In particular it Adrian Hastings. Cambridge. THE CONSTRUCTION OF. NATIONHOOD: ETHNICITY,. RELIGION AND. NATIONALISM. Adrian Hastings. Cambridge, Cambndge University Press, , xii. The Construction of Nationhood has 35 ratings and 5 reviews. Adrian Hastings Be the first to ask a question about The Construction of Nationhood.

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The Construction of Nationhood: Ethnicity, Religion and Nationalism

Tim rated it liked it Sep 30, Jan 30, Raully rated it it was amazing Shelves: Account Options Sign in. Nov 10, Kelly rated it liked it Shelves: Some African case studies– 7. But I hope with you, that we shall always in America make the best English of this island our standard, and I believe it will be so. I mean, I’ve got to be honest- the majority of this book drove me insane- I’d skip chapter 2 unless you’d like to read a windbaggy version of “Rule Britannia,” and he makes silly assertions throughout the whole thing- that France was a unified nation of all classes prior to the Revolution, for instance.

The Construction of Nationhood: Ethnicity, Religion and Nationalism by Adrian Hastings

While theorists of nationhood have paid mostly scant attention to England, the development of the nation-state is seen here as central to the subject, but the analysis is carried forward to embrace many other examples, including Ireland, the South Slavs and modern Africa, before concluding with an overview of the impact of religion, contrasting Islam with Christianity. You do not currently have access to this article. Some African case studies. Related articles in Google Scholar. Selected pages Title Page.


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Selected pages Title Page. With your glorious eyes austere, As the Lord were walking near, Whispering terrible things and dear As the Song on your bugles blown, England — Round the world on your bugles blown! Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Smith Limited preview – Ethnicity, Religion and Natlonhood.

Account Options Sign in. Page – That universal circulation of intelligence, which in England transmits the least vibration of feeling or alarm, with electric sensibility, from one end of the kingdom to another, and which unites in bands of connection men of similar interests and situations, has no existence in France.


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Page 18 – The Bible, moreover, presented in Israel itself a developed model of what it means to be hasgings nation – a unity of people, language, religion, territory and government.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Perhaps it was an almost terrifyingly monolithic ideal, productive ever after of all sorts of dangerous fantasies, but it was there, an all too obvious exemplar for Bible readers of what every other nation too might be, a mirror for national self-imagining.

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