Imagined Communities – Revised Edition

by Benedict Anderson
Published by Anvil Publishing, Inc.

PHP 375

Anderson explores the processes that created the ‘imagined communities’: the territorialization of religious faiths, the decline of antique kingship, the interaction between capitalism and print, the development of vernacular languages-of-state, and changing conceptions of time. He shows how an originary nationalism born in the Americas was modularly adopted by popular movements in Europe, by the imperialist powers, and by the anti-imperialist resistances in Asia and Africa.

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