The Nation

Tradition Through Modernity: Postmodernism and the Nation-State in Folklore Scholarship

Tradition Through Modernity: Postmodernism and the Nation-State in Folklore Scholarship by P. Anttonen
English | Apr. 1, 2005 | ISBN: 951746665X | 215 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This book deals with the relationship between tradition and modernity and the modernness of objectifying, representing and studying folklore and oral traditions. The first section focuses on modern and tradition as modern concepts, and the conception of folklore and its study as a modern trajectory. The second section discusses the politics of folklore with regard to nationalism, and the role of folk tradition in the production of nation-state identity in Finland.
A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year After the Civil War

Stephen V. Ash, "A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year After the Civil War"
ISBN: 0809067978, 0809068303 | 2013 | EPUB | 288 pages | 1 MB

Surgeon General's Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Jan. 13, 2017
Surgeon General's Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor

Mike Stobbe, "Surgeon General's Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor"
ISBN: 0520272293 | 2014 | EPUB | 394 pages | 4 MB

Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Jan. 10, 2017
Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State

Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State by Michael Herzfeld
English | 2004 | ISBN:0415947405 | 296 Pages | PDF | 8.75 MB

Jefferson, Lincoln, and the Unfinished Work of the Nation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Jan. 10, 2017
Jefferson, Lincoln, and the Unfinished Work of the Nation

Jefferson, Lincoln, and the Unfinished Work of the Nation
by Ronald L. Hatzenbuehler
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0809334909 | 190 Pages | True PDF | 6.74 MB

In this groundbreaking new study — the first extended examination of the ideas of Lincoln and Jefferson — Hatzenbuehler provides readers with a succinct guide to their opinions, comparing and contrasting their reasoned judgments on America's republican form of government.
Equity, Growth, and Community: What the Nation Can Learn from America's Metro Areas

Equity, Growth, and Community: What the Nation Can Learn from America's Metro Areas by Chris Benner
English | Oct. 9, 2015 | ISBN: 0520284410 | 366 Pages | PDF | 39 MB

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program for monographs.
Expansion and Fragmentation: Internationalization, Political Change and the Transformation of the Nation-State

Expansion and Fragmentation: Internationalization, Political Change and the Transformation of the Nation-State by Kees van Kersbergen
English | June 1, 1999 | ISBN: 9053564276 | 241 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Is the end of the nation-state approaching, now that the international economy takes less and less notice of borders between countries and the European Union has already acquired so much political power? What does national autonomy mean when governments delegate any number of powers to inter-national organizations? Internationalization leads to political change, and the position of the nation-state appears to be undergoing a radical process of erosion.
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation

Dean Jobb, "Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation"
ISBN: 1616205350 | 2016 | EPUB | 352 pages | 10 MB
Parenting and the State in Britain and Europe, c. 1870-1950: Raising the Nation

Parenting and the State in Britain and Europe, c. 1870-1950: Raising the Nation by Hester Barron
English | 31 Jan. 2017 | ISBN: 3319340832 | 287 Pages | PDF | 3.35 MB

This innovative collection draws on original research to explore the dynamic interactions between parents, governments and their representatives across a range of European contexts; from democratic Britain and Finland, to Stalinist Russia and Fascist Italy. The authors pay close attention to the various relationships and dynamics between parents and the state.

Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Dec. 27, 2016
Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975

Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975 by Edward E. Curtis IV
English | Oct. 30, 2006 | ISBN: 0807857718 | 256 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam came to America's attention in the 1960s and 1970s as a radical separatist African American social and political group. But the movement was also a religious one. Edward E. Curtis IV offers the first comprehensive examination of the rituals, ethics, theologies, and religious narratives of the Nation of Islam, showing how the movement combined elements of Afro-Eurasian Islamic traditions with African American traditions to create a new form of Islamic faith.