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Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

This is an intelligent pioneering study into the way traditions are formed and reformed in the present. More work has been done since then, but this still remains a useful starting point on the question. Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Fred - Goodreads

50 years ago, 3000 years. What's the difference? Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

Everything is a lie. Read full review

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User Review  - Hugh Coverly - Goodreads

The essays read as if they were written recently, but they are over 30 years old. I had read Hobsbawm's trilogy on the 19th century while in college, and read his take on the 20th century several ... 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


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