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Title Narrating the nation : representations in history, media, and the arts / edited by Stefan Berger, Linas Eriksonas, and Andrew Mycock
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 348 pages) : illustrations
Series Making sense of history ; v. 11
Making sense of history ; v. 11
Contents Title page-Narrating the Nation; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I-Scientific Approaches to National Narratives; Chapter 1-Historical Representation, Identity, Allegiance; Chapter 2-Drawing the Line; Chapter 3-National Histories; Part II-Narrating the Nation as Literature; Chapter 4-Fiction as a Mediator in National Remembrance; Chapter 5-The Institutionalisation and Nationalisation of Literature in Nineteenth-century Europe; Chapter 6-Towards the Genre of Popular National History: Walter Scott after Waterloo
Chapter 7-Families, Phantoms and the Discourse of "Generations" as a Politics of the PastPart III-Narrating the Nation as Film; Chapter 8-Sold Globally-Remembered Locally; Chapter 9-Cannes 1956/1979; Part IV-Narrating the Nation as Art and Music; Chapter 10-From Discourse to Representation; Chapter 11-Personifying the Past; Chapter 12-The Nation in Song; Part V-Non-European Perspectives on Nation and Narration; Chapter 13-"People's History" in North America; Cha
Summary A sustained and systematic study of the construction, erosion and reconstruction of national histories across a wide variety of states is highly topical and extremely relevant in the context of the accelerating processes of Europeanization and globalization. However, as demonstrated in this volume, histories have not, of course, only been written by professional historians. Drawing on studies from a number of different European nation states, the contributors to this volume present a systematic exploration, of the representation of the national paradigm. In doing so, they contextualize the Eur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-331) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Arts, European.
Nationalism and historiography -- Europe.
Nationalism and the arts -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Berger, Stefan.
Eriksonas, Linas.
Mycock, Andrew.
ISBN 1845454243
1845458656 electronic bk
9781845454241
9781845458652 electronic bk