Nationalist ideologies and the production of national cultures

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American Anthropological Association , Washington, DC
Nationalism., Culture., Ethnicity -- Political aspects., Ethnic groups -- Political acti
StatementRichard G. Fox, editor.
SeriesAmerican Ethnological Society monograph series ;, no. 2
ContributionsFox, Richard Gabriel, 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC311 .N367 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2215992M
ISBN 100913167355
LC Control Number89039216

This book uses the frame of "nationalist ideologies" to refer to sets of cultural meanings that are often labeled "nationalisms," "subnational identities," and "ethnic nationalisms." The concept of national ideologies encompasses the production of conceptions of peoplehood, emphasizing how ethnicity, racial identity, and nationalism create.

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Ethnol. Soc. Monogr. Ser. Washington: American Cited by: 8. This book uses the frame of nationalist ideologies to refer to sets of cultural meanings that are often labeled nationalisms,subnational identities, and ethnic nationalisms.

The concept of national ideologies encompasses the production of conceptions of peoplehood, emphasizing how ethnicity, racial identity, and nationalism create public identity.

The current transformation of many Eastern European societies is impossible to understand without comprehending the intellectual struggles surrounding nationalism in the region. Anthropologist Katherine Verdery shows how the example of Romania suggests that current ethnic tensions come not from a resurrection of pre-Communist Nationalism but from the strengthening of national ideologies under.

Books shelved as nationalism: Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson, Nations and Nationalism by.

Introduction I The Question of Definition Introduction 1 Qu'est-ce qu'une nation. Ernest Renan 2 The Nation Joseph Stalin 3 The Nation Max Weber 4 Nationalism and Social Communication Karl W.

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Deutsch 5 Primordial and Civic Ties Clifford Geertz 6 The Nation as Power-Container Anthony Giddens 7 A Nation is a Nation, is a State, is an Ethnic Group, is a 2/5(1). Ernest Gellner, an important theorist wrote the book ‘Nations and Nationalism’.

He defined nationalism as “primarily a political principle that holds that the political and the national unit should be congruent”. Nationalism is a modern concept. It emerged in Europe at the beginning of modern period. Cultural nationalism often occurs in the early phase of a national movement, sometimes before an explicitly political nationalism has appeared.

But it can also recur in long-established national states (see Hutchinson ). The history of cultural nationalism begins in late Nationalist ideologies and the production of national cultures book Europe. This book provides an excellent orientation to, and a logical development of, the major trends and issues that have dominated discussions in African philosophy since the publication of Placide Tempels’ Bantu Philosophy in Views of some of the best-known African philosophers, such as Kwasi Wiredu, Paulin Hountondji, H.

Odera Oruka, Peter Bodunrin, and D. Masolo are discussed in detail. 5 Nationalism as an ideology Ideology: a contested concept. Propagators of ideologies use images and symbols to get people to believe and act in certain ways. Nationalism as a political ideology uses the idea of ‘nation’ to achieve political goals, and may be the most potent ideology in existence.

Nationalism is defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as, “loyalty and devotion to a nation; especially: a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranational groups.

The book critically evaluates the literature on ethnicity and nationalism by taking nationalist ideology and the political divisions which it generates within ethnic groups as essential in. The History of Croat Nationalism to 4 The most significant factor shaping modern Croat nationalist ideology has been the concept of historical rights, that is, the belief that the medieval Croatian kingdom had never completely lost its independence, despite the union first with Hungary () and then with the Habsburgs ().

Like their counterparts in Hungary, the Croatian nobility. What is Christian nationalism. I've just published a book called Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, and since it appeared, I've been asked several times what Christian nationalism is, and how it differs from Christian 's an important concept to understand, because the threat to a pluralistic society does not come from those who simply believe in a very.

Ideology: a contested concept. Propagators of ideologies use images and symbols to get people to believe and act in certain ways. Nationalism as a political ideology uses the idea of ‘nation’ to achieve political goals, and may be the most potent ideology in existence.

It is worth reflecting for a moment on what kind of ideology it is. national ideology and the ambivalent role of cultural elites in sustaining and reproducing a myth of popular text is lucid and the ethnography engaging. As such, The Spectacular State makes a significant contribution to a comparative sociology of cultural production in authoritarian regimes and deserves to be widely read by Reviews: 4.

Nationalism and nationalist ideas are a major force in the contemporary world. This volume brings together original papers from a number of countries dealing both with theories and case studies of particular national contexts. In the German politician Friedrich Naumann formed the National-Social Association which aimed to combine German nationalism and a non-Marxist form of socialism together; the attempt turned out to be futile and the idea of linking nationalism with socialism quickly became equated with antisemites, extreme German nationalists and the.

President Donald Trump touted the benefits of "nationalism" Saturday while promoting a book that calls for Americans to return to a nationalist mindset in order to make the United States strong again. National Matters investigates the role of material culture and materiality in defining and solidifying national identity in everyday practice.

Examining a range of "things"—from art objects, clay fragments, and broken stones to clothing, food, and urban green space—the contributors to this volume explore the importance of matter in making the nation appear real, close, and important to its.

Since the late eighteenth century, nationalist movements have been one of the world’s most powerful agents of social change. As a social movement, nationalism serves as a primary instrument both for popular aspiration and for ruling ideology.

It is embedded in political contexts and can only be explained in relation to the resulting dynamics of contention. Nationalism is a modern (C18th) phenomenon, so what came before. I Ruling classes with a (pan-European) culture and small locally distinctive communities of mainly peasants (Gellner) I No national culture speci c to and ubiquitous within the political unit, even if.

National conservatism is a variant of conservatism common in Europe and Asia that concentrates on upholding national and cultural identity, while mixing conservative elements with purely nationalist ones.

It shares characteristics with traditionalist conservatism and social conservatism given how the three variations focus on preservation and tradition.

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As national conservatism seeks to. Salvation through Culture and the Production of Urgency Representativeness and the Process of Cultural Reproduction From Cultural Creation to Political Action Unifying the Field of Opposition:Philosophy, Literary Criticism, and Ethics Noicism, Power, and the Question of Audience Conclusion National Ideology under Socialism.

Speaking at the virtual launch of senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's book 'The Battle of Belonging', Ansari said that in a short space of four years, India has made a long journey from its founding vision of civic nationalism to a new political imagery of cultural nationalism that appears to be firmly embedded in the public realm.

Transnationalism and nationalism. Transnationalism is commonly contrasted with nationalism. Here, nationalism is characterized as a strong belief among people who share a common language, history, and culture that the interests of the nation-state are paramount.

This requires a strong sense of belonging, identity, and loyalty where the benefits. Nationalist–ideological philosophy emanates from the ideologies of national liberation movements. It arose before the independent era in Africa. And it also arose out of the conviction that political independence must be accompanied by “a true mental liberation” (Bodunrin,p.

64). White nationalism is a dangerous ideology that was the motivating force behind nearly terrorist attacks between and 1 Recent attacks motivated by white nationalist ideology include the shootings in a Walmart in El Paso, Texas; in mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand; in the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Nationalism and War scrutinizes existing approaches that view both nations and nationalism as recent products of martial state-building that began with the military revolutions in Europe, and argues that nationalism and national communities emerged independently in the Middle Ages to shape both war-making and state-building.

Nationalism Since the Great Recession. In the 21st century, nationalism returned after the Great Recession.

InIndia elected Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi. InVladimir Putin rallied Russians to invade Ukraine to "save" ethnic Russians. Inthe United Kingdom voted to Brexit, the British exit from the EU.4 Anthony Smith () National Identity, London: Penguin, p 5 Yael Tamir () Liberal Nationalism, Princeton: Princeton University Press, p.

xiii.; 3 Hobsbawm is not alone in believing that the nation-state was entering a period of deep crisis. Most of the scholars today, however, would argue that nations and nationalisms are likely to persist irrespective of what happens to the state.Nationalism, ideology based on the idea that the individual’s loyalty and devotion to the nation-state surpass other individual or group interests.

Although it is often thought to be very old, nationalism did not become a great determining factor in history until the end of the 18th century.