Nationalism and the Nation in the Iberian Peninsula
Competing and Conflicting Identities
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Nationalism and the Nation in the Iberian Peninsula by Clare Mar-Molinero
Book DescriptionNationalism has recently been the focus of considerable interest, but relatively little is known about nation-building and competing identities in Spain and Portugal. In examining the roots of Iberian nationalism, and the conflicts and tensions which have come to the fore in the twentieth century, this timely collection offers a broad interdisciplinary base and socio-historical context through which to understand the region's nationalist challenges. Topics include:- how nationalism is constructed and used as a tool by political groups;- how language is used as a nationalist emblem; and- how cultural representations of nationalism manifest themselves at both a popular level and at the level of elites.This book will provide a welcome addition to Iberian studies and invaluable insights for students and specialists alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781859731758
(216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Clare Mar-Molinero
Globalization and Language in the Spanish Speaking World, Paperback (September 2006)
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Language Ideologies, Policies and Practices, Hardback (December 2005)
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Politics of Language in the Spanish-speaking World, Paperback (May 2000)
This book traces how and why Spanish has arrived at its current position, examining its role in the diverse societies where it is spoken from Europe to the Americas.
Spanish-speaking World, Hardback (July 1997)» View all books by Clare Mar-Molinero
Combining text with practical exercises and discussion questions to stimulate readers, this textbook covers a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the Spanish language and its role in societies around the world.
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Author Biography - Clare Mar-Molinero
Ms Clare Mar-Molinero Lecturer in Spanish Socio-linguistics,University of Southampton Angel Smith University of Leeds
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