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National myths : constructed pasts, contested presents / edited by Gérard Bouchard.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
1st ed. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of contributors
  • Introduction / by Gérard Bouchard
  • The small nation with a big dream : Québec national myths (eighteenth-twentieth centuries) / by Gérard Bouchard
  • National imaginaries in a globalizing age : the case of English Canada / by Allan Smith
  • The myth(s) that will not die : American national exceptionalism / by Ian Tyrrell
  • Ethnic myths as national identity in Brazil / by Jeffrey Lesser
  • Understanding Mexico's master myth : a case for theory / by Fernando Castaños
  • 1066 and all that : myths of the English / by Krishan Kumar
  • Polish mythology and the traps of messianic martyrology / by Geneviève Zubrzycki
  • Myths and national identity choices in post-communist Russia / by Yitzhak M. Brudny
  • Myth and the postnational polity : the case of the European Union / by Vincent Della Sala
  • Transforming myths, contested narratives : the reshaping of mnemonic traditions in Israeli culture / by Yael Zerubavel
  • War room stories and the rainbow nation : competing narratives in contemporary South African literature / by Monica Popescu
  • Gender, nehanda, and the myth of nationhood in the making of Zimbabwe / by Ruramisai Charumbira
  • War, myths, and national identity formation : Chinese attitudes toward Japan / by Yinan He
  • Lineages and lessons (for national myth formation) of Japan's postwar national myths / by Stephen Vlastos
  • Myths of the nation, cultural recognition, and personal law in India / by Narendra Subramanian
  • National myths : an overview / by Gérard Bouchard.
Contributor:
Bouchard, Gérard, 1943-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415521321
0415521327
9780415631129
0415631122

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