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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

Review: The Invention of Tradition

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  - 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  - 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

User Review  - hay man - Goodreads

a great book edited by "Stalin's cheerleader" and some other guy that goodreads didnt even credit Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - charlotte - Goodreads

Like a lot of collections of essays, this one was hit or miss. But the opener on Scottish "traditions" was great. You think "clan tartans" and "kilts" are "traditional"? Think again! Read full review

Review: The Invention of Tradition

User Review  - Turan - Goodreads

A very fine book, I expected nothing else of Hobsbawm and his colleagues. Now I have to live with the disappointment about Scottish culture since I know that the Cilt is an invention by an Englishman and not that old. ;-) Read full review


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