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Number of Pages144
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Open LibraryOL12310203M
ISBN 101583486259
ISBN 109781583486252

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Benedict Anderson ’s landmark study of nationalism, Imagined Communities, starts by rejecting the assumption that nations are a natural or inevitable social d, Anderson describes the nation as a cultural construct, with a particular history rooted in the fall of monarchies and empires, as well as specific advancements in literacy, technology, and capitalism. the book's biases and choices of examples, as well as to deflate its would-be-global pretensions. preoccupations of Imagined Communities seem to me stil ol n the margins of the newer scholarship on nationalism — in that sense, at least, not fully superseded. We are passionate about imagined things and the books that contain them. We think there is nothing better than browsing for your next read in a physical bookshop, and that nothing compares to flicking through the pages of an actual book. There is nothing better than connecting with the people behind the books: the authors. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism is a nonfiction work by historian and political scientist Benedict Anderson. First published in , the book provides a highly influential account of the rise of nationalism and the emergence of the modern nation-state.

  Why This Book Matters: Imagined Communities explains to readers the constructive and argumentative debate over nationalism. The Big Takeaways: Nationalism received fame from the decline in the importance of religion after the Enlightenment era. Imagined Communities Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Imagined Communities is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. 'Imagined Communities' examines the creation & function of the 'imagined communities' of nationality & the way these communities were in part created by the growth of the nation-state, the interaction between capitalism & printing & the birth of vernacular languages in early modern Europe. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism is a book by Benedict introduces a popular concept in political sciences and sociology, that of imagined communities named after it. It was first published in , and reissued with additional chapters in and a further revised version in Author: Benedict Anderson.