Faith in Nation: Exclusionary Origins of Nationalism

Valutazione media 3,72
( su 25 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780195182590: Faith in Nation: Exclusionary Origins of Nationalism

In a startling departure from the unquestioning liberal consensus that has governed discussions of nationalism for the past quarter century, Marx exposes the hidden underside of Western nationalism. Arguing that the true history of the nation began two hundred years earlier, in the early modern era, he shows how state builders set about deliberately constructing a sense of national solidarity to support their burgeoning authority. Key to this process was the transfer of power from local to central rulers; the most suitable vehicle for effecting this transfer was religion. Religious intolerance, specifically the exclusion of religious minorities from the nascent state, provided the glue that bound together the remaining populations. Exposing the West's idealization of its exclusionary past, Marx forcefully undermines the distinction between a Western nationalism that is civic and tolerant by definition and an oriental nationalism founded on ethnicity and intolerance.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:


Anthony Marx is the 18th President of Amherst College. Previously, he was Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Center for Historical Social Science at Columbia University. He is the author of Making Race and Nation: A Comparison of the United States, South Africa, and Brazil, winner of the Barrington Moore Prize, and co-winner of the Ralph Bunche Award.

Review:


"This book is a major addition to the social science literature on nationalism; it is also a powerful argument against many of the most celebrated contemporary writers on the subject... The central point of the book is that nationalism results from a process of exclusion (most other writers have stressed inclusion), and particularly from internal discord over religion. As both a political scientist and a scrupulous historian, Marx uses this powerful scheme to explain and differentiate events that occurred in Spain, France, and England in the age of domestic religious conflicts. In this remarkable book, it is Sant Bartholomew whom the author proposes as the patron of nationalism. A grim view, but a rich and persuasive argument."--Foreign Affairs


"...a broad-ranging comparative narrative that will contribute to ongoing discussion and debate about the evolution of nationalism both as an ideology and as a practical system of power....Marx's engaging and provocative book deserves to be read, questioned, and considered by all who are concerned with the development of state power and national identity."--Muse


Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Anthony W. Marx
Editore: Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Print on Demand
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Common wisdom has long held that the ascent of the modern nation coincided with the flowering of Enlightenment democracy and the decline of religion, ringing in an age of tolerant, inclusive, liberal states. Not so, demonstrates Anthony W. Marx in this landmark work of revisionist political history and analysis. In a startling departure from a historical consensus that has dominated views of nationalism for the past quarter century, Marx argues that European nationalism emerged two centuries earlier, in the early modern era, as a form of mass political engagement based on religious conflict, intolerance, and exclusion. Challenging the self-congratulatory geneaology of civic Western nationalism, Marx shows how state-builders attempted to create a sense of national solidarity to support their burgeoning authority. Key to this process was the transfer of power from local to central rulers; the most suitable vehicle for effecting this transfer was religion and fanatical passions. Religious intolerance-specifically the exclusion of religious minorities from the nascent state-provided the glue that bonded the remaining populations together. Out of this often violent religious intolerance grew popular nationalist sentiment. Only after a core and exclusive nationality was formed in England and France, and less successfully in Spain, did these countries move into the enlightened 19th century, all the while continuing to export intolerance and exclusion to overseas colonies. Providing an explicitly political theory of early nation-building, rather than an account emphasizing economic imperatives or literary imaginings, Marx reveals that liberal, secular Western political traditions were founded on the basis of illiberal, intolerant origins. His provocative account also suggests that present-day exclusive and violent nation-building, or efforts to form solidarity through cultural or religious antagonisms, are not fundamentally different from the West s own earlier experiences. Codice libro della libreria AAV9780195182590

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 26,47
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Anthony W. Marx
Editore: Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Print on Demand
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Common wisdom has long held that the ascent of the modern nation coincided with the flowering of Enlightenment democracy and the decline of religion, ringing in an age of tolerant, inclusive, liberal states. Not so, demonstrates Anthony W. Marx in this landmark work of revisionist political history and analysis. In a startling departure from a historical consensus that has dominated views of nationalism for the past quarter century, Marx argues that European nationalism emerged two centuries earlier, in the early modern era, as a form of mass political engagement based on religious conflict, intolerance, and exclusion. Challenging the self-congratulatory geneaology of civic Western nationalism, Marx shows how state-builders attempted to create a sense of national solidarity to support their burgeoning authority. Key to this process was the transfer of power from local to central rulers; the most suitable vehicle for effecting this transfer was religion and fanatical passions. Religious intolerance-specifically the exclusion of religious minorities from the nascent state-provided the glue that bonded the remaining populations together.Out of this often violent religious intolerance grew popular nationalist sentiment. Only after a core and exclusive nationality was formed in England and France, and less successfully in Spain, did these countries move into the enlightened 19th century, all the while continuing to export intolerance and exclusion to overseas colonies. Providing an explicitly political theory of early nation-building, rather than an account emphasizing economic imperatives or literary imaginings, Marx reveals that liberal, secular Western political traditions were founded on the basis of illiberal, intolerant origins. His provocative account also suggests that present-day exclusive and violent nation-building, or efforts to form solidarity through cultural or religious antagonisms, are not fundamentally different from the West s own earlier experiences. Codice libro della libreria AAV9780195182590

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 27,24
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Anthony W. Marx
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Print on Demand
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria POD_9780195182590

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 28,31
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Marx, Anthony W.
Editore: Oxford University Press (2016)
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Print on Demand
Da
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2016. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780195182590_lsuk

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 27,25
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,93
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

MARX
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0195182596

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 19,72
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 15,46
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Anthony W. Marx
Editore: Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Common wisdom has long held that the ascent of the modern nation coincided with the flowering of Enlightenment democracy and the decline of religion, ringing in an age of tolerant, inclusive, liberal states. Not so, demonstrates Anthony W. Marx in this landmark work of revisionist political history and analysis. In a startling departure from a historical consensus that has dominated views of nationalism for the past quarter century, Marx argues that European nationalism emerged two centuries earlier, in the early modern era, as a form of mass political engagement based on religious conflict, intolerance, and exclusion. Challenging the self-congratulatory geneaology of civic Western nationalism, Marx shows how state-builders attempted to create a sense of national solidarity to support their burgeoning authority. Key to this process was the transfer of power from local to central rulers; the most suitable vehicle for effecting this transfer was religion and fanatical passions. Religious intolerance-specifically the exclusion of religious minorities from the nascent state-provided the glue that bonded the remaining populations together. Out of this often violent religious intolerance grew popular nationalist sentiment. Only after a core and exclusive nationality was formed in England and France, and less successfully in Spain, did these countries move into the enlightened 19th century, all the while continuing to export intolerance and exclusion to overseas colonies. Providing an explicitly political theory of early nation-building, rather than an account emphasizing economic imperatives or literary imaginings, Marx reveals that liberal, secular Western political traditions were founded on the basis of illiberal, intolerant origins. His provocative account also suggests that present-day exclusive and violent nation-building, or efforts to form solidarity through cultural or religious antagonisms, are not fundamentally different from the West s own earlier experiences. Codice libro della libreria BTE9780195182590

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 35,65
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Marx, Anthony W.
Editore: OUP USA (2005)
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Print on Demand
Da
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro OUP USA, 2005. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 5 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria LQ-9780195182590

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 24,97
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,20
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Marx, Anthony W.
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro 2005. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria VU-9780195182590

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 25,58
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 12,88
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

MARX, A. W.
Editore: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW YORK, NY (2003)
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Pórtico [Portico]
(ZARAGOZA, Spagna)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, NEW YORK, NY, 2003. Encuadernacion original. Condizione libro: NUEVO / NEW. MARX, A. W. FAITH IN NATION. EXCLUSIONARY ORIGINS OF NATIONALISM. NEW YORK, NY, 2003, xvii 258 p. Encuadernacion original. Nuevo. Codice libro della libreria 385410

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 25,20
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 14,51
Da: Spagna a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Anthony W. Marx
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0195182596 ISBN 13: 9780195182590
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 20
Da
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 288 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.7in. x 0.8in.In a startling departure from the unquestioning liberal consensus that has governed discussions of nationalism for the past quarter century, Marx exposes the hidden underside of Western nationalism. Arguing that the true history of the nation began two hundred years earlier, in the early modern era, he shows how state builders set about deliberately constructing a sense of national solidarity to support their burgeoning authority. Key to this process was the transfer of power from local to central rulers; the most suitable vehicle for effecting this transfer was religion. Religious intolerance, specifically the exclusion of religious minorities from the nascent state, provided the glue that bound together the remaining populations. Exposing the Wests idealization of its exclusionary past, Marx forcefully undermines the distinction between a Western nationalism that is civic and tolerant by definition and an oriental nationalism founded on ethnicity and intolerance. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780195182590

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 31,98
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,12
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro