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By Gopal Balakrishnan,Benedict Anderson,Lord Acton,Otto Bauer,John Breuilly

Part of Verso's vintage Mapping sequence that collects crucial writings on key themes in a altering world.

In approximately twenty years due to the fact Samuel P. Huntington proposed his influential and troubling ‘clash of civilizations’ thesis, nationalism has simply endured to puzzle and frustrate commentators, coverage analysts and political theorists. No consensus exists bearing on its identification, genesis or destiny. Are we reverting to the petty nationalisms of the 19th century or evolving right into a globalized, supranational global? Has the countryside outlived its usefulness and exhausted its revolutionary and emancipatory position? beginning with strong statements by way of Lord Acton and Otto Bauer – the vintage liberal and socialist positions, respectively – Mapping the state offers a wealth of suggestion in this factor: the talk among Ernest Gellner and Miroslav Hroch; Gopal Balakrishnan’s critique of Benedict Anderson’s seminal Imagined groups; Partha Chatterjee at the barriers of the Enlightenment method of nationhood; and contributions from Michael Mann, Eric Hobsbawm, Tom Nairn, and Jürgen Habermas.

With contributions by means of Lord Acton, Otto Bauer, John Breuilly, Partha Chatterjee, Ernest Gellner, Jürgen Habermas, Eric Hobsbawm, Miroslav Hroch, Michael Mann, Tom Nairn, Anthony D. Smith, Katherine Verdery, and Sylvia Walby.

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