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Nations and their Histories

Constructions and Representations

Editors: Carvalho, S., Gemenne, F. (Eds.)

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Nations and their Histories highlights the importance of the past and its uses in the formation of modern nations and national identities. The book looks at the construction of different national historiographies as well as present representations of the past in the political and cultural life of nations, covering the five continents.

About the authors

SUSANA CARVALHO is a research student in the Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. From 2006 to 2007, she was the Deputy Editor of Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism and the Co-Chair of ASEN.

FRANÇOIS GEMENNE is a research fellow and junior lecturer with the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) at Sciences Po in Paris, France. From 2005 to 2006, he was the Managing Director of Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Carvalho, Susana (et al.)

    Pages 1-3

  • Nationalism and the Making of National Pasts

    Breuilly, John

    Pages 7-28

  • The Comparative History of National Historiographies in Europe: Some Methodological Reflections and Preliminary Results

    Berger, Stefan

    Pages 29-45

  • ‘Colonising’ The Past: History and Memory in Greece and Turkey

    Sofos, Spyros A. (et al.)

    Pages 46-61

  • The Politics of Memorialisation in Zimbabwe

    Ranger, Terence

    Pages 62-76

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nations and their Histories
Book Subtitle
Constructions and Representations
Editors
  • S. Carvalho
  • F. Gemenne
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24527-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230245273
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-21860-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 295
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