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Morality and nationalism, Catherine Frost

Summary
This book takes a unique approach to explore the moral foundations of nationalism. Drawing on nationalist writings and examining almost 200 years of nationalism in Ireland and Quebec, the author develops a theory of nationalism based on its role in representation.The study of nationalism has tended towards the construction of dichotomies - arguing, for example, that there are political and cultural, or civic and ethnic, versions of the phenomenon. However, as an object of moral scrutiny this bifurcation makes nationalism difficult to work with. The author draws o
Table Of Contents
Cover; Morality and Nationalism; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 The worth of nations; 3 Nationalism in Ireland; 4 Nationalism in Quebec; 5 Bifurcated nationalism and the impasse in theory; 6 Nationalism as representation; 7 Evaluating nationalism as representation; 8 Applying the theory; 9 Nationalism and social change; 10 The ties that blind; Notes; References; Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (219 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280435737

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