Myths and Memories of the Nation

Anthony D. Smith   ·  ISBN 9780198296843
Myths and Memories of the Nation | Zookal Textbooks | Zookal Textbooks
Print on Demand
Leaves '13-18' days after printing
Subscribe & Save
$114.95  Save $33.81
$114.95  Save $13.52
Publisher Oxford University Press UK
Author(s) Anthony D. Smith
Published 1st January 2000
Related course codes

'Why is it that so many people remain so deeply attached to their ethnic communities and nations at the close of the second millennium? Why do myths, memories, and symbols of the nation command such widespread loyalty and devotion?' These are the central questions answered eloquently and convincingly by Professor Smith in his latest work.' -Nations and Nationalism
'Myths and Memories of the Nation is a great collection of articles that concern nations and nationalism, and it raises many compelling questions while provoking thought and debate... this is a book that can be especially valuable for those who will use it as an introduction to Smith's work, for those who are interested in a broad overview of issues concerning national identities, and for those who enjoy Smith's work but have been unable to trace it in the different journals where it appeared in the last decade.' -The Global Review of Ethnopolitics
'A complex yet lucid framework for understanding issues concerning nations and nationalism... interesting insights and pithy articulations... there are some gems to be found in every article.' -The Global Review of Ethnopolitics
'Anthony Smith is a great categorizer and analyst, with remarkable historical knowledge.' -Ethnic and Racial Studies
'Fine collection of essays... a rich and thought-provoking work.' -Political StudiesThe book examines the interest in and attachment to nationality and the idea of nation in the light of recent increases in ethnic conflict around the world. The book examines how the myths, memories and symbols of the nation define our identities, the depth of ethnic attachment, and the persistence of nations to this day.


Try Zookal Study free for 30 days and say yes to semester success!

  • Save 20% off textbooks + free standard shipping on every order
  • Free courtesy eTextbook on a wide range of selected titles
  • Get step-by-step solutions from expert tutors
  • Access powerful online study tools to help you study on the go


Instant rewards

Zookal Study gives you the best price on textbooks instantly with full access to experience 24/7 study help you can rely on from day 1 until exam time.


Cancel anytime

No commitment, no worries. Try Zookal Study for 30 days and cancel at anytime. Cancelling is made easy via your Zookal Study account.

Unlock study tools fit for every moment

Homework Help

Solutions Library

Test Prep

Textbook Answers



translation missing: