History and National Destiny (Paperback)

Ethnosymbolism and Its Critics

By Montserrat Guibernau (Editor), John Hutchinson (Editor)

Wiley-Blackwell, 9781405123914, 216pp.

Publication Date: July 2, 2004

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Description

This volume celebrates and evaluates Anthony D. Smith's path-breaking contribution to the study of nations and nationalism.

  • A fresh and critical look at Anthony D. Smith's path-breaking contribution to the study of nations and nationalism.
  • Debates various issues concerning Smith's controversial ethnosymbolic approach.
  • Includes contributions from academics based in the Czech Republic, Norway, the UK and US.
  • Opens up new avenues of research.


About the Author

Montserrat Guibernau is Reader in Politics at the Open University and holds a Leverhulme Trust Fellowship. She has previously taught at the universities of Cambridge, Warwick and Barcelona. Her publications include, Nationalisms (Polity, 1996), The Ethnicity Reader (with J. Rex, Polity, 1997), Nations without States (Polity, 1999), Governing European Diversity (2001), Understanding Nationalism (with J. Hutchinson, Polity, 2001) and The Accommodation of National Minorities in Democratic Plural Societies (with A. Gagnon and F. Rocher, 2003). John Hutchinson is Senior Lecturer in Nationalism in Europe in the Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science. His key interests are cultural nationalism, Irish nationalism, theories of nationalism, warfare and national identity.