Imaginary Communities

Author:Benedict Anderson

Page number, Format:306, A5.

Financing:The book was published by support of CEU translation Project and financial assistance of foundation of OSI – Zug, publishing development center of Open Society institute in Budapest (GPD), Social Science support program (SSSP) of Open Society – Georgian foundation (OSGF) and Publishing-translating program (TR).

© Publishing house “Language and Culture”2003

Short Description:The book consists of ten parts. In the first part we can find concepts and determinations; further cultural roots (religious society, dynastic kingdom and considerations on time) are discussed. It also includes the origins of national consciousness, Creole pioneers, old languages, new models; official nationalism and imperialism; the last wave; patriotism and racism; the angel of history. At the end the issues like description, map and museum, new and old space, new and old time as well as suggestions about the war of countrymen and biography of nations are given.

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