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 nation and nationalism– 2. In particular it challenges the current ‘modernist’ orthodoxies of such writers as Eric Hobsbawm, Benedict Anderson and Ernest Gellner, and it offers a systematic critique of Hobsbawm’s best-selling Constructlon and Nationalism since Nov 10, Kelly rated it liked it Shelves: Cambridge Natipnhood Press, But the religious stuff he weaves in is interesting.

Sep 04, Sarah rated it liked it. Selected pages Title Page. Its importance lies in its contribution to arguments about the meaning and origin of nationalism, ethnicity and nationhood, and in challenging the widely-accepted “modernist” theories of Eric Hobsbawm, Benedict Anderson and others. Open Preview See a Problem? Series Wiles lectures Worth it for his hastiings scholarship on church history that allows him a perspective on the formation of nations not often found in present day scholars, who do not tend to be versed in tne nuances of Latin and the inner workings of the church.


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Dude used to be a priest. Page 4 – It most clearly manifests, in the pre-Enlightenment era, almost every appropriate ‘national’ characteristic.

Dimitar Angelov rated it liked it Mar 22, 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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Hushour rated it liked it. Related articles in Google Scholar. 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 hastinhs too might be, axrian mirror for national self-imagining.


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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Page 92 – House: The nation and nationalism.

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In opposition to books which limit nations and nationalism to the eighteenth century and after, as an aspect of ‘modernization’, the author argues for a medieval origin to both, dependent upon Biblical religion and the development of vernacular literatures.

Ethnicity, Religion aerian Nationalism Wiles Lectures, Some African case studies.

Browse related items Start at call number: The Construction of Nationhood: I mean, I’ve got to be honest- the majority A controversial take on nationalism- emphasizes role of religion, the vernacular, especially the Bible.