The Contested Nation
Ethnicity, Class, Religion and Gender in National Histories
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Contested Nation by Chris Lorenz
Book DescriptionThis volume asks which national histories underpinned which national identity constructions in almost every nation state in Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores the construction of national identities through history writing and analyses their interrelationship with histories of ethnicity/race, class and religion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230500068
(229mm x 152mm x 39mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Chris Lorenz
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Historians traditionally claim to be myth-breakers, but national history since the nineteenth century shows quite a record in myth-making. This exciting new volume compares how national historians in Europe have handled the opposing pulls of fact and fiction and shows which narrative strategies have contributed to the success of national histories.
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Author Biography - Chris Lorenz
DAVID MOTA ALVAREZ PhD candidate, University of Salamanca, Spain. PPETER ARONSSON Professor in Cultural Heritage and the Uses of History, Linkoping University, Sweden. STEFAN BERGER Professor of Modern German and Comparative European History, the University of Manchester, UK. MARNIX BEYEN Assistant Professor, University of Antwerp, Belgium. GITA DENECKERE Associate Professor of Modern History, Ghent University, Belgium. HUGO FREY Principal Lecturer and Head of History, the University of Chichester, UK. NARVE FULSAS Professor of History, the University of Tromso, Norway. PERTTI HAAPALA Professor of Finnish History, the University of Tampere, Finland. GERNOT HEISS Professor for Austrian History, the University of Vienna, Austria. MACIEJ JANOWSKI Visiting Associate Professor, the Central European Univeristy, Budapest, Hungary. BERNARD ERIC JENSEN Associate Professor of History and History Didactics, Aarhus University, Denmark. STEFAN JORDAN Research Fellow, the Historische Kommissionbei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany. JAMES KENNEDY Professor of Dutch History, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ARPAD V. KLIMO Research Fellow, the Zentrum fur Zeithistorische Forschung, University of Potsdam, Germany. PAVEL KOLAR Research Fellow, the Zentrum fur Zeithistorische Forschung, the University of Potsdam, Germany. DU AN KOVA? Professor and Vice-President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia. JOEP LEERSSEN Professor of European Studies, the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. CHRIS LORENZ Professor of Philosophy of History, the Free University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. BENOIT MAJERUS Research Assistant,the Fonds National de Recherche Scientifique, Universite libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. JITKA MALE?KOVA Program Officer, the Russell Sage Foundation, New York, USA. GUY P. MARCHAL Professor Emeritus, the University of Basel, Switzerland. SERGIO CAMPOS MATOS Professor of Contemporary History, the University of Lisbon, Portugal. HERCULES MILLAS Teacher, the University of Athens, Greece. KEITH ROBBINS Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales Bangor, UK. KRIJN THIJS Postdoctoral Researcher, the Center of Language and Identity, the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. MARIUS TURDA Academic Fellow in 20th Century Central and Eastern European Bio-Medicine, Oxford Brookes University, UK. ANNA VERNOIKA WENDLAND Researcher, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Department of History, Munich, Germany. THOMAS WELSKOPP Professor for the History of Modern Societies, Bielefeld University, Germany. ULRICH WYRWA Aassociate Lecturer, the University of Potsdam, Germany.
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