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    DescriptionWhat makes people love and die for nations, as well as hate and kill in their name? While many studies have been written on nationalist political movements, the sense of nationality - the personal and cultural feeling of belonging to a nation - has not received proportionate attention. In this widely acclaimed work, Benedict Anderson examines the creation and function of the "imagined communities" of nationality and the way these communities were in part created by the growth of the nation-state, the interaction between capitalism and printing and the birth of vernacular languages in early modern Europe.


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    Title
    Imagined Communities
    Subtitle
    Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Benedict Anderson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844670864
    ISBN 10: 1844670864
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JPFN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
    DC22: 320.54
    B&T Approval Code: A40260000
    BISAC V2.8: POL031000, POL042000
    BIC subject category V2: 1D
    DC22: 320.54094
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: JC311 .A656 2006
    Thema V1.0: JPA, JPFN
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    Verso Books
    Imprint name
    Verso Books
    Publication date
    17 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Benedict Anderson is Associate Director of Government and Asian Studies at Cornell University.
    Review quote
    "Anderson's knowlege of a vast range of relevant historical literature is most impressive; his presentation of the gist of it is both masterly and lucid." - New Statesman "Sparkling, readable, densely packed..." - Guardian "A brilliant little book." - Neal Ascherson, The Observer