Nation (Mapping) (Paperback)

By Benedict Balakrishan, Gopal Balakrishnan (Editor), Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson (Introduction by)

Verso, 9781859840603, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1996

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This volume is one of the first titles in the series Mappings, carefully assembled readers designed to offer students, teachers and general readers essential surveys of new zones of cultural, social and political experience.

About the Author

Gopal Balakrishnan is the author of "The Enemy: An Intellectual Portrait of Carl Schmitt," and editor of "Debating "Empire"" and (with Benedict Anderson) "Mapping the Nation." A member of the "New Left Review" editorial board, he teaches Contemporary Theory at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Benedict Anderson is Aaron L. Binenkorp Professor of International Studies Emeritus at Cornell University. He is editor of the journal "Indonesia" and author of "Java in a Time of Revolution, The Spectre of Comparisons: Nationalism, Southeast Asia, and the World" and "Imagined Communities."

A Fellow of the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Eric Hobsbawm is the author of more than twenty books of history, including "The Age of Revolution" and "The Age of Extremes." He lives in London.

Michael Mann is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His major works include the prizewinning series "The Sources of Social Power, Volume I: A History of Power from the Beginning to 1760 AD, " and "Volume II: The Rise of Classes and Nation-States, 1760-1914."

Tom Nairn's many books include "The Break-up of Britain, Faces of Nationalism, After Britain," and "The Enchanted Glass." He writes for, among others, "New Left Review" and the "London Review of Books."