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The Cultural Foundations of Nations: Hierarchy, Covenant, and Republic by Anthony D. Smith [Repost]

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The Cultural Foundations of Nations: Hierarchy, Covenant, and Republic by Anthony D. Smith  [Repost]

The Cultural Foundations of Nations: Hierarchy, Covenant, and Republic by Anthony D. Smith
English | Mar 3, 2008 | ISBN: 1405177985, 1405177993 | 260 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This major new work by Professor Anthony D. Smith challenges the notion of nationalism as a product of modernity.
Major new work by a leading historical sociologist
Challenges the prevailing idea of nationalism as a product of modernity
Demonstrates that different political forms of community and collective identity from pre-modern times have contributed to the formation and character of nations
Analyzes the chronology and nature of nations, from the ancient world, to the European Middle Ages, the early modern, and the modern eras
Discusses alternative destinies facing modern nations today