Cultural Foundations of Nations by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Cultural Foundations of Nations
By Professor Anthony D. Smith

The Cultural Foundations of Nations

Hierarchy, Covenant and Republic

By (author) See other recent books by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $64.95
Your Price: $58.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.92 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



Cultural Foundations of Nations by Professor Anthony D. Smith

Book Description

This major new work by Professor Anthony D. Smith challenges the notion of nationalism as a product of modernity.* Major new work by a leading historical sociologist* Challenges the prevailing idea of nationalism as a product of modernity* Demonstrates that different political forms of community and collective identity from pre-modern times have contributed to the formation and character of nations* Analyzes the chronology and nature of nations, from the ancient world, to the European Middle Ages, the early modern, and the modern eras* Discusses alternative destinies facing modern nations today

Buy Cultural Foundations of Nations book by Professor Anthony D. Smith from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781405177986
ISBN-10: 1405177985
Format: Paperback
(225mm x 157mm x 14mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Professor Anthony D. Smith

Concept of Social Change by Professor Anthony D. Smith Concept of Social Change, Paperback (October 2010)

Anthony Smith's important work on the concept of social change puts forward the paradigm of historical change as an alternative to the functionalist theory of evolutionary change. He shows that, in attempting to provide a theory of social change, functionalism reveals itself as a species of 'frozen' evolutionism.

Nationalism by Professor Anthony D. Smith Nationalism, Hardback (October 2010)

For the last two centuries, nationalism has been a central feature of society and politics. Few ideologies can match its power and resonance, and no other political movement and symbolic language has such worldwide appeal and resilience.

Ethno-symbolism and Nationalism by Professor Anthony D. Smith Ethno-symbolism and Nationalism, Paperback (February 2009)

Offers a statement of an ethno-symbolic approach to the study of nations and nationalism and at the same time, embodies a general statement of Anthony Smith's contribution to this approach and its application to the central issues of nations and nationalism.

Cultural Foundations of Nations by Professor Anthony D. Smith Cultural Foundations of Nations, Hardback (February 2008)

This major new work by Professor Anthony D. Smith challenges the notion of nationalism as a product of modernity.

» View all books by Professor Anthony D. Smith

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cultural Foundations of Nations book by Professor Anthony D. Smith and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Professor Anthony D. Smith

Anthony D. Smith is President of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is author of numerous works on nationalism including The Ethnic Origins of Nations (Blackwell, 1986), Chosen Peoples: Sacred Sources of National Identity (2003) and The Antiquity of Nations (2004). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Nations and Nationalism.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Professor Anthony D. Smith close
Concept of Social Change by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Nationalism by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Nationalism by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Concept of Social Change by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Ethno-symbolism and Nationalism by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Cultural Foundations of Nations by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Antiquity of Nations by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Antiquity of Nations by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Chosen Peoples by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Nation in History by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Myths and Memories of the Nation by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Myths and Memories of the Nation by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Nationalism and Modernism by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Nationalism and Modernism by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Ethnicity by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Nations and Nationalism in a Global Era by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Nationalism by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Ethnic Origins of Nations by Professor Anthony D. Smith
Ethnic Revival by Professor Anthony D. Smith
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close