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Cultural Entrenchment of Hindutva - Local Mediations and Forms of Convergence (Hardcover): Daniela Berti, Nicolas Jaoul, Pralay... Cultural Entrenchment of Hindutva - Local Mediations and Forms of Convergence (Hardcover)
Daniela Berti, Nicolas Jaoul, Pralay Kanungo
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The book reflects on the discreet influence of Hindutva in situations/places outside or at the margins of its organisational and mobilisational arena, where people denying any commitment to the Sangh Parivar, incidentally, show affinities and parallelisms with its discourse and practice. This study looks at Hindutva 's entrenchment not so much as an orchestration from above but more as an outcome of a process that evolves in relation to specific social and cultural milieus.

The contributors analyse Hindutva 's entrenchment, emphasising on the ethnography of the forms of mediation and/or convergence produced in certain contexts. The 11 case studies highlight three different dynamics of Hindutva 's cultural entrenchment. The first section gathers cases where RSS-affiliated organisations have set up specific cultural or artistic programmes at the regional level, involving the meditation of local people whose interest in these programmes does not necessarily mean that they endorse the Hindutva agenda completely. The next deals with convergence and refers to cases where the followers gather around a charismatic personality, whose precepts and practice may bring them towards a closer affinity with the Hindutva programme. The last section deals with the contexts of resistance, where social milieus engaged in opposing Hindutva may, in fact, paradoxically, and even inadvertently, imbibe some of its ideas and practices in order to contest its claims.

Kemalism in Turkish Politics - The Republican People's Party, Secularism and Nationalism (Paperback): Sinan CIDDI Kemalism in Turkish Politics - The Republican People's Party, Secularism and Nationalism (Paperback)
Sinan CIDDI
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This book is concerned with Turkey's political evolution, the role of Kemalism, and why a social democratic alternative has never fully developed. Concentrating on the electoral weaknesses of the Turkish centre-left, represented by the Republican People's Party (CHP), Sinan Ciddi examines the roles of nationalism and the political establishment and the role of Kemalist ideology. Established by Kemal Ataturk, the CHP is seen to be the founding party of modern Turkey. Kemalism sought to create a secular and democratic society based on the principles of republicanism, populism, secularism, nationalism and revolutionism. Although this leftist ideology became an integral part of Turkish politics by the early 1960s, it has remained a comparatively weak representative movement. Its strong ideological stance advocates an authoritarian and exclusionary position, particularly in relation to matters such as multiculturalism and democratisation, fuelling many debates concerning the role of religion and nationalism within Turkey and perpetuating elements of xenophobia and intolerance. This book will be of interest to students of politics, history and current affairs, and of Turkish politics in particular.

Nation and Classical Music - From Handel to Copland (Hardcover): Matthew Riley, Anthony D. Smith Nation and Classical Music - From Handel to Copland (Hardcover)
Matthew Riley, Anthony D. Smith
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This book develops a comparative analysis of the relationship between western art music, nations and nationalism. It explores the influence of emergent nations and nationalism on the development of classical music in Europe and North America and examines the distinctive themes, sounds and resonances to be found in the repertory of each of the nations. Its scope is broad, extending well beyond the period 1848-1914 when national music flourished most conspicuously. The interplay of music and nation encompasses the oratorios of Handel, the open-air music of the French Revolution and the orchestral works of Beethoven and Mendelssohn and extends into the mid-twentieth century in the music of Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Copland. The book addresses the representation of the national community, the incorporation of ethnic vernacular idioms into art music, the national homeland in music, musical adaptations of national myths and legends, the music of national commemoration and the canonisation of national music. Bringing together insights from nationalism studies, musicology and cultural history, it will be essential reading not only for musicologists but for cultural historians and historians of nationalism as well. MATTHEW RILEY is Reader in Music at the University of Birmingham. The late ANTHONY D. SMITH was Professor Emeritus of Nationalism and Ethnicity at the London School of Economics.

Origins of Pan-Africanism - Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora (Hardcover): Marika Sherwood Origins of Pan-Africanism - Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora (Hardcover)
Marika Sherwood
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Origins of Pan-Africanism: Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora recounts the life story of the pioneering Henry Sylvester Williams, an unknown Trinidadian son of an immigrant carpenter in the late-19th and early 20th century. Williams, then a student in Britain, organized the African Association in 1897, and the first-ever Pan-African Conference in 1900. He is thus the progenitor of the OAU/AU. Some of those who attended went on to work in various pan-African organizations in their homelands. He became not only a qualified barrister, but the first Black man admitted to the Bar in Cape Town, and one of the first two elected Black borough councilors in London. These are remarkable achievements for anyone, especially for a Black man of working-class origins in an era of gross racial discrimination and social class hierarchies. Williams died in 1911, soon after his return to his homeland, Trinidad. Through original research, Origins of Pan-Africanism: Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora is set in the social context of the times, providing insight not only into a remarkable man who has been heretofore virtually written out of history, but also into the African Diaspora in the UK a century ago.

English Nationalism, Brexit and the Anglosphere - Wider Still and Wider (Paperback): Ben Wellings English Nationalism, Brexit and the Anglosphere - Wider Still and Wider (Paperback)
Ben Wellings
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This is the first book to examine the relationship between English nationalism, Brexit and 'the Anglosphere' - a politically-contested term used to denote English-speaking countries sharing cultural and historical roots with the UK. In the aftermath of the UK's EU referendum some pointed to a 'revolt' of those 'left behind' by globalisation. Ben Wellings argues instead that Brexit was and is an elite project, firmly situated within the tradition of an expansive English nationalism. Far from being parochial 'Little Englanders', elite Brexiteers sought to replace the European Union with trade and security alliances between 'true friends' and 'traditional allies' in the Anglosphere. Brexit was thus reassuringly presented as a giant leap into the known. Brexiteers articulated a globally-oriented Englishness, underpinned by notions of the United Kingdom's imperial past and its global future. EU membership would be a European interregnum followed by a global restoration. England's bounds would be set - in the words of 'Land of Hope and Glory' - 'wider still and wider'. As the UK's future relationship with the rest of the world is negotiated, the need to understand this 'English moment' has never been more pressing. -- .

RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (POD) (8 vols) (Hardcover): Various RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (POD) (8 vols) (Hardcover)
Various
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Mini-set D: Politics re-issues works originally published between 1920 & 1987 and examines the government, political system and foreign policy of Japan during the twentieth century.

Trump Phenomenon And The Future Of Us Foreign Policy, The (Hardcover): Steven Rosefielde, Daniel Quinn Mills Trump Phenomenon And The Future Of Us Foreign Policy, The (Hardcover)
Steven Rosefielde, Daniel Quinn Mills
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Donald Trump has called for a turnaround in the foreign policy of the United States (US). A key reason is that US foreign engagements have in recent decades proved of little benefit to the US middle and working classes.Trump's opponents have challenged him to prove that he can offer a better alternative to the foreign policy which has been pursued by the US since the Second World War.This volume shows that a sane US foreign policy that adjusts US postwar trajectory can be accomplished if leaders have the courage and integrity to do so. The principles and many details of an alternative policy based on democratic nationalism are described in this book. Democratic nationalism presumes that the US is a large family in which the needs of members of the family have a certain legitimate priority over those of people abroad.While Donald Trump has raised the level of discussion of these ideas in US public life, he does not have a monopoly on them. The shifts in the US foreign policy which are envisioned in this book can be made by any president and any political party. The shifts and the considerations which motivate them are deserving of careful attention by any US chief executive. This is not a Republican agenda, nor a Democratic one. We believe that it is a US agenda.

Russian Nationalism and the National Reassertion of Russia (Hardcover): Marlene Laruelle Russian Nationalism and the National Reassertion of Russia (Hardcover)
Marlene Laruelle
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Military action in South Ossetia, growing tensions with the United States and NATO, and Russia's relationship with the European Union demonstrate how the issue of Russian nationalism is increasingly at the heart of the international political agenda.This book considers a wide range of aspects of Russian nationalism, focussing on the Putin period. It discusses the development of Russian nationalism, including in the Soviet era, and examines how Russian nationalism grows out of ? or is related to ? ideology, culture, racism, religion and intellectual thinking, and demonstrates how Russian nationalism affects many aspects of Russian society, politics and foreign policy. This book examines the different socio-political phenomena which are variously defined as ?nationalism?, ?patriotism? and ?xenophobia?. As Russia reasserts itself in the world, with Russian nationalism as one of the key driving forces in this process, an understanding of Russian nationalism is essential for understanding the dynamics of contemporary international relations.

The New American Zionism (Hardcover, New): Theodore Sasson The New American Zionism (Hardcover, New)
Theodore Sasson
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Is American Jewish support for Israel waning?

As a mobilized diaspora, American Jews played a key role in the establishment and early survival of the modern state of Israel. They created a centralized framework to raise funds, and a powerful, consensus‑oriented political lobby to promote strong U.S. diplomatic, military, and economic support. But now, as federation fundraising declines and sharp differences over the Israeli-Palestinian peace process divide the community, many fear that American Jews are distancing themselves from Israel. In The New American Zionism, Theodore Sasson argues that at the core, we are fundamentally misunderstanding the new relationship between American Jews and Israel. Sasson shows that we are in the midst of a shift from a "mobilization" approach, which first emerged with the new state and focused on supporting Israel through big, centralized organizations, to an "engagement" approach marked by direct and personal relations with the Jewish state as growing numbers of American Jews travel to Israel, consume Israeli news and culture, and connect with their Israeli peers via cyberspace and through formal exchange programs. American Jews have not abandoned their support for Israel, Sasson contends, but they now focus their philanthropy and lobbying in line with their own political viewpoints for the region and they reach out directly to players in Israel, rather than going through centralized institutions. As a result, American Jews may find Israel more personally meaningful than ever before. Yet, at the same time, their ability to impact policy will diminish as they no longer speak with a unified voice.

Theodore Sasson is Professor of International Studies at Middlebury College and Senior Research Scientist at the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies. He is also Visiting Research Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University and a consultant to the Mandel Foundation.

Nationalism & Culture (Hardcover): Rudolf Rocker Nationalism & Culture (Hardcover)
Rudolf Rocker
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Nationalism and Culture is a detailed and scholarly study of the development of nationalism and the changes in human cultures from the dawn of history to the present day and an analysis of the relations of these to one another. It tells the story of the growth of the State and the other institutions of authority and their influence on life and manners, on architecture and art, on literature and thought.

Hong Kong, China - Learning to belong to a nation (Paperback): Gordon Mathews, Eric Ma, Tai-lok Lui Hong Kong, China - Learning to belong to a nation (Paperback)
Gordon Mathews, Eric Ma, Tai-lok Lui
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The idea of `national identity' is an ambiguous one for Hong Kong. Returned to the national embrace of China on 1 July 1997 after 150 years as a British colony, the concept of national identity and what it means to "belong to a nation" is a matter of great tension and contestation in Hong Kong. Written by three academic specialists on Hong Kong cultural identity, social history, and mass media, this book explores the processes through which the people of Hong Kong are "learning to belong to a nation" by examining their relationship with the Chinese nation and state in the recent past, present, and future. It considers the complex meanings of and debates over national identity in Hong Kong over the past fifty years and especially during the last decade following Hong Kong's return to China. It also places these arguments within a larger, global perspective, to ask what Hong Kong can teach us about national identity and its potential transformations. Multidisciplinary in its approach, Hong Kong and China explores national identity in terms of theory, mass media, survey date, ethnography and history, and will appeal to students and scholars of Chinese history, cultural studies, and nationalism.

The Gumilev Mystique - Biopolitics, Eurasianism, and the Construction of Community in Modern Russia (Paperback): Mark Bassin The Gumilev Mystique - Biopolitics, Eurasianism, and the Construction of Community in Modern Russia (Paperback)
Mark Bassin; Foreword by Ronald Grigor Suny
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Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the legacy of the historian, ethnographer, and geographer Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev (1912-1992) has attracted extraordinary interest in Russia and beyond. The son of two of modern Russia's greatest poets, Nikolai Gumilev and Anna Akhmatova, Gumilev spent thirteen years in Stalinist prison camps, and after his release in 1956 remained officially outcast and professionally shunned. Out of the tumult of perestroika, however, his writings began to attract attention and he himself became a well-known and popular figure. Despite his highly controversial (and often contradictory) views about the meaning of Russian history, the nature of ethnicity, and the dynamics of interethnic relations, Gumilev now enjoys a degree of admiration and adulation matched by few if any other public intellectual figures in the former Soviet Union. He is freely compared to Albert Einstein and Karl Marx, and his works today sell millions of copies and have been adopted as official textbooks in Russian high schools. Universities and mountain peaks alike are named in his honor, and a statue of him adorns a prominent thoroughfare in a major city. Leading politicians, President Vladimir Putin very much included, are unstinting in their deep appreciation for his legacy, and one of the most important foreign-policy projects of the Russian government today is clearly inspired by his particular vision of how the Eurasian peoples formed a historical community. In The Gumilev Mystique, Mark Bassin presents an analysis of this remarkable phenomenon. He investigates the complex structure of Gumilev's theories, revealing how they reflected and helped shape a variety of academic as well as political and social discourses in the USSR, and he traces how his authority has grown yet greater across the former Soviet Union. The themes he highlights while untangling Gumilev's complicated web of influence are critical to understanding the political, intellectual, and ethno-national dynamics of Russian society from the age of Stalin to the present day.

Flagging Patriotism - Crises of Narcissism and Anti-Americanism (Hardcover): Ella Shohat, Robert Stam Flagging Patriotism - Crises of Narcissism and Anti-Americanism (Hardcover)
Ella Shohat, Robert Stam
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The question "Why do they hate us?" is one of the most oft-cited puzzles of contemporary American affairs, yet it 's not clear to whom "they" or "us" refers, nor even what "hate" means. In this bold new work, Ella Shohat and Robert Stam take apart the "hate discourse" of right-wing politics, placing it in an international context. How, for example, do other nations love themselves, and how is that love connected to their attitudes toward America? Is love of country "monogamous" or can one love many countries? When can a country 's self-love be a symptom of self-hatred?

Drawing upon their extensive experience with South American, European, and Middle Eastern societies, the authors have written a long engagement with a problem that refuses to go away. Flagging Patriotism considers these complex features of "being patriotic," and in so doing insists that the idea of patriotism, instead of being rejected or embraced, be accorded the complex identity it possesses.

Nationalism and the Imagination (Paperback): Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak Nationalism and the Imagination (Paperback)
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak has distinguished herself as one of the foremost scholars of contemporary literary and postcolonial theory and feminist thought. Known for her translation of Derrida's On Grammatology and her groundbreaking essay, Can the Subaltern Speak?, Spivak has often focused on subaltern, marginalized women and the role of essentialism in feminist thought to unite women from divergent cultural backgrounds. In Nationalism and the Imagination, Spivak expands upon her previous postcolonial scholarship, employing a cultural lens to examine the rhetorical underpinnings of the idea of the nation-state. In this gripping and intellectually rigorous work, Spivak specifically analyzes the creation of Indian sovereignty in 1947 and the tone of Indian nationalism, bound up with class and religion, that arose in its wake. Spivak was five years old when independence was declared, and she vividly writes: These are my earliest memories: Famine and blood on the streets. As well, she recollects the songs and folklore stories that were prevalent at the time in order to examine the role of the mother tongue and the relationship between language and feelings of national identity. She concludes that nationalism colludes with the private sphere of the imagination in order to command the public sphere. Originally given as an address at the University of Sofia in Bulgaria, Nationalism and the Imagination provides powerful insight into the historical narrative of India as well as compelling ideas that speak to nationalist concerns around the world. Also included in this book is the discussion with Spivak that followed the speech, making this an essential and informative work for scholars of post-colonialism.

The Global Middle East, Series Number 6 - Foreign Policy as Nation Making: Turkey and Egypt in the Cold War (Hardcover): Reem... The Global Middle East, Series Number 6 - Foreign Policy as Nation Making: Turkey and Egypt in the Cold War (Hardcover)
Reem Abou-El-Fadl
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After the Second World War, Turkey and Egypt were among the most dynamic actors in the Middle East. Their 1950s foreign policies presented a puzzle, however: Turkey's Democrat Party pursued NATO membership and sponsored the pro-Western Baghdad Pact regionally, while Egypt's Free Officers promoted neutralism and pan-Arab alliances. This book asks why: what explains this divergence in a shared historical space? Rethinking foreign policy as an important site for the realisation of nationalist commitments, Abou-El-Fadl finds the answer in the contrasting nation making projects pursued by the two leaderships, each politicised differently through experiences of war, imperialism and underdevelopment. Drawing on untapped Turkish and Arabic sources, and critically engaging with theories of postcolonial nationalism, she emphasises local actors' agency in striving to secure national belonging, sovereignty and progress in the international field. Her analysis sheds light on the contemporary legacies of the decade which cemented Turkey's position in the Western Bloc and Egypt's reputation as Arab leader.

Advanced Introduction to Nationalism (Paperback): Liah Greenfeld Advanced Introduction to Nationalism (Paperback)
Liah Greenfeld
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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by the world's leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas. This original Introduction presents nationalism as the most important social force shaping the ways modern people live their lives. It explains the formative influence of nationalism in the public spheres of politics and the economy, as well as the most private ones of emotional wellbeing and mental illness. Along the way, it illuminates widely used but rarely clarified concepts, such as social institution, revolution, ideology, and totalitarianism, and introduces new ones, like dignity capital, and nationalism as the double-helix of modern politics. Basing its conclusions on over 25 years of original comparative historical research, this book bears the characteristic Liah Greenfeld imprint: fact-based discussion, logical rigor, unexpected connections, and an exceptionally wide range of issues woven together to explain the way we live now. Key features include: * discusses nationalism as an empirical phenomenon, not an object of speculation * distils findings of over 25 years of original comparative historical research * introduces original concepts of dignity capital and nationalism as the double-helix of modern politics.

Scotland and Nationalism - Scottish Society and Politics 1707 to the Present (Paperback, 4th New edition): Christopher Harvie Scotland and Nationalism - Scottish Society and Politics 1707 to the Present (Paperback, 4th New edition)
Christopher Harvie
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Scotland and Nationalism provides an authoritative survey of Scottish social and political history from 1707 to the present day. Focusing on political nationalism in Scotland, Christopher Harvie examines why this nationalism remained apparently in abeyance for two and a half centuries, and why it became so relevant in the second half of the twentieth century.
This fourth edition brings the story and historiography of Scottish society and politics up-to-date. Additions also include a brand new biographical index of key personalities, along with a glossary of nationalist groups.

The Ulster Question since 1945 (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2003): John Loughlin The Ulster Question since 1945 (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2003)
John Loughlin
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Since the outbreak of the present troubles in August 1969, a thriving academic literature on the Ulster problem and its history has developed. Based on the most authoritative texts and informed journal and newspaper commentaries, this revised and updated edition includes new materials on the period as a whole, and an assessment of the developments since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.

Trapped Between the Map and Reality - Geography and Perceptions of Kurdistan (Hardcover): Maria Theresa O'Shea Trapped Between the Map and Reality - Geography and Perceptions of Kurdistan (Hardcover)
Maria Theresa O'Shea
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Contents:
Abstracts
List of Maps
Notes of Transliteration, Spellings and Names
Glossary
List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction
2. Theoretical Fields
3. Geosophy, Geopiety, and Topophilia
4. Nostalgia, Myths and Landscape
5. The Map as Discourse
6. Historical Geography
7. Methodology

Nationalism, Democracy and National Integration in China (Hardcover): Leong H. Liew, Shaoguang Wang Nationalism, Democracy and National Integration in China (Hardcover)
Leong H. Liew, Shaoguang Wang
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Contents:
Part One: Introduction
1. The Nexus between Nationalism, Democracy and National Integration Leong H. Liew and Doug Smith
Part Two: Democracy and Chinese Nationalism
2. Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Liberal-Nationalist Debate on Democracy and Identity Yingjie Guo
3. The Rise of Neo-nationalism and the New Left: A Postcolonial and Postmodern Perspective Mobo C.F. Gao
Part Three: Chinese Nationalism and Sino-US Relations
4. Chinese Nationalism and the Belgrade Embassy Bombing Ben Hillman
5. Chinese Nationalism and Sino-US Relations: The NATO Bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade Joseph Cheng and Kinglun Ngok
Part Four: Taiwanese Nationalism
6. Taiwan's Evolving Nationalism: Ideology for Independence C.L. Chiou
7. The Political Formation of Taiwanese Nationalism Chia-lung Lin
Part Five: Market, Democracy and National Integration
8. China's Minorities and National Integration Colin Mackerras
9. China's National Identity: A Source of Conflict between Democracy and State Nationalism Baogang He
10. Reaching Out to Taiwan, Keeping in Xinjiang: The Impact of Marketization and Globalization on National Integration Leong H. Liew
Part Six: Institutions Promoting National Integration
11. For National Unity: The Political Logic of Fiscal Transfer in China Shaoguang Wang
12. Nationalism, the Chinese Defence Culture and the People's Liberation Army Ji You

The Circassians of Turkey - War, Violence and Nationalism from the Ottomans to Ataturk (Hardcover): Caner Yelbasi The Circassians of Turkey - War, Violence and Nationalism from the Ottomans to Ataturk (Hardcover)
Caner Yelbasi
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Turkey's Circassians were exiled to the Ottoman Empire in the wake of the Russian conquest of the Caucasus in 1864, resettling most notably in the Danubian provinces, Thessaly, Syria, Central Anatolia and the southern shores of the Sea of Marmara. As experienced veterans of the wars with Russia, many Circassians were recruited into the paramilitary groups of the late Ottoman Empire and later fought on both sides in the Turkish War of Independence (1919 - 1922). Here, Caner Yelba?? reveals the complex and important role played by the Circassians of north-western Anatolia in the chaotic years after 1918. Because many of the key Circassian actors either sided initially with The Ottoman Government or later broke away from the `national' movement led by Mustafa Kemal in Ankara, official Turkish historiography frequently labelled them `traitors to the nation'. This book revises this narrative by revealing the overlapping and sometimes conflicting bonds of kinship and political loyalty that inscribed their presence in heartlands of the empire and the republic. Yelba?? shows that the Circassians played an important role in the establishment of the early republic and how the Turkification policies of the Kemalist regime in the two decades following 1918 disrupted their world. Using a wide variety of primary source material, including Ottoman and Republican archives - as well as memoirs, the press and secondary literature - this book sheds light on a minority who, unlike the Kurds or Armenians, are yet to receive scholarly attention in Turkish Studies. It will thus be a vital resource for scholars in Middle East Studies, Turkish Studies and Ottoman Studies.

Arab Awakening (Hardcover): George Antonius Arab Awakening (Hardcover)
George Antonius
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First published in 1938, this fine book is the first study of the Arab national movement ever written.

Representing the Nation: A Reader - Histories, Heritage, Museums (Hardcover): David Boswell, Jessica Evans Representing the Nation: A Reader - Histories, Heritage, Museums (Hardcover)
David Boswell, Jessica Evans
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Richard D. Altick, Arjun Appadurai, Tony Bennett, Carol A. Breckenridge, James Clifford, Philip Dodd, Carol Duncan, David Goodman, Stuart Hall, Robert Hewison, Eric Hobsbawn, Kenneth Hudson, Sharon Macdonald, Colin Mercer, Kevin Robins, Chris Rojek, Robert W. Rydell, Raphael Samuel, Roger Silverstone, Anthony D. Smith, John Urry, Patrick Wright

Free to Hate - The Rise of the Right in Post-Communist Eastern Europe (Paperback, New Ed): Paul Hockenos Free to Hate - The Rise of the Right in Post-Communist Eastern Europe (Paperback, New Ed)
Paul Hockenos
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Combining first-hand reporting, original documentation, and political analysis, Free to Hate is the first major work in English to investigate the rise of the ultra-nationalist and radical right-wing movements that have been sweeping Central and Eastern Europe since 1989. In this powerful volume, Paul Hockenos provides an account of the emergence and contemporary relevance of far right movements in countries including Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Poland. In addition, he discusses neo-Nazi youth subculture, anti-Semitism, racism, minority issues, and the revision of history in the post-communist states.

The Grand Mufti - Haj Amin al-Hussaini, Founder of the Palestinian National Movement (Paperback, New Ed): Zvi Elpeleg, Shmuel... The Grand Mufti - Haj Amin al-Hussaini, Founder of the Palestinian National Movement (Paperback, New Ed)
Zvi Elpeleg, Shmuel Himelstein; Translated by David Harvey
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A former military governor of Arab areas under Israeli occupation chronicles the life and career of Hussaini (1893-1974), from his early days in Jerusalem, through his Palestinian nationalist work during the 1920s and 1930s, his eclipse after 1948, and his continuing influence on the Palestinian movement.

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