The Cultural Politics of Nationalism and Nation-Building
Ritual and Performance in the Forging of Nations
Woods, Eric Taylor
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $47.95|
| Book Description: |
Rituals and performances are a key theme in the study of nations and nationalism. With the aim of stimulating further research in this area, this book explores, debates and evaluates the role of rituals and performances in the emergence, persistence and transformation of nations, nationalisms and national identity.
The chapters comprising this book investigate a diverse array of contemporary and historical phenomena relating to the symbolic life of nations, from the Yasukuni...