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Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Danilo Senese - Goodreads

Anyone who wants to understand how nationalism/patriotism evolves... that is a very useful starting point. Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition (Canto)

User Review  - Maria - Goodreads

A favourite of mine. Hobsbawm´s introduction sets the base - his co-authors put in the historical examples to put colour to the theory. It is really worth reading it over and over again. I especially ... Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Lysergius - Goodreads

Quite an eye-opener! Hobsbawm and Ranger successively demolish The tartan culture of Scotland, the Welsh, and the Royal weddings, coronations and Jubilees demonstrating that these are all constructed ... Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - David Vine - Goodreads

A useful collection despite their age, and while very helpful for each subject the individual essays are on, still do not function as a cohesive whole. As others have mentioned, as a book, this ... Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Some great essays here. I would've liked to see a few more theoretical approaches as well, however. Also surprised that there was no chapter on constructing Irishness, aside the inventions of Welsh, Scottish, and English traditions. Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

A handful of pieces by Hobsbawm and his fellow travelers that read like well-written academic papers should: thought-provoking, and nearly free of any kind of grim jargon. What we get is a set of ... Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Liam O'Shiel - Goodreads

A fascinating group of papers on how "ancient traditions" are invented by societies that have, for one reason or another, lost touch with their true historical past. Without knowing it, of course, I ... Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Daniel Burton-Rose - Goodreads

A thought-provoking and widely influential collection. Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - h - Goodreads

should be subtitled to let you know upfront that it's essentially about british & british empire invention of tradition. super interesting articles and lots of great history about where various ... Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition (Canto)

User Review  - Lance - Goodreads

This book contains several interested historical studies that show how modern societies have "invented tradition" in order to build the nation-state and community ties. In the end, though, not very ... Read full review


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