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By William H. McNeill, Jerry Bentley, David Christian

ISBN-10: 0974309109

ISBN-13: 9780974309101

The ''Berkshire Encyclopedia of worldwide History'' is the 1st precise encyclopedic reference on global historical past. it's designed to satisfy the wishes of scholars, academics, and students who search to discover and comprehend the landscape of our shared human historical past. The encyclopedia takes a dynamic international heritage point of view, displaying connections, interactions, and chage over the years and position. significant articles through prime students from worldwide research crucial issues and styles reminiscent of paintings, sickness, govt, faith, technology, and battle and Peace, with hundreds and hundreds of articles on tactics, events, areas, occasions, and other people. scholars and lecturers on the highschool and school degrees flip to this definitive paintings for a hooked up view of worldwide history--the tale of people and their position within the universe.

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Social mobilization and political development. American Political Science Review, 55(3), 493–514. Duara, P. (1995). Rescuing history from the nation: Questioning narratives of modern China. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Duara, P. (2003). Decolonization: Perspectives from now and then. London: Routledge. , & Suny, R. G. ). (1996). Becoming national: A reader. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Gellner, E. (1983). Nations and nationalism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Hobsbawm, E.

If this line of criticism encourages us to think of nationalism as emerging rather later than the end of the eighteenth century, a second line of criticism locates nationalism earlier. Linda Colley’s (1992) account of eighteenth-century Great Britain tracks the development of a sense of British national identity over that period. Colley’s argument is not inconsistent with, and indeed it presupposes the existence of, an English and perhaps even a Scottish sense of national identity before that. Liah Greenfeld (1992) and Anthony W.

Wars were fought, dynasties overthrown, empires challenged, and borders redrawn in the name of national self-determination. The conventional wisdom has been subject to criticism on many fronts. Some have argued that nationalism had very little presence in the consciousness of ordinary people until well into the nineteenth century and perhaps even later. Eugen Weber (1976) has shown that most French peasants in the late nineteenth century had little sense of being French. John Breuilly (1982) has argued that nationalism was initially a political project designed to further the interests of elites, and only engaged popular sentiment as a result of the administrative and educational policies of the state.

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