Reviews

Author: 
Arnaldo Testi
Reviewer: 
Eran Shalev

Shalev on Testi, 'Capture the Flag: The Stars and Stripes in American History'

Arnaldo Testi. Capture the Flag: The Stars and Stripes in American History. New York: New York University Press, 2010. x + 165 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8322-1.

Reviewed by Eran Shalev (Haifa University) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2011) Commissioned by Paul Quigley

What's in a Flag? The Tortured History of the Stars and Stripes

Author: 
Patrick Colm Hogan
Reviewer: 
Joshua Searle-White

Searle-White on Hogan, 'Understanding Nationalism: On Narrative, Cognitive Science, and Identity'

Patrick Colm Hogan. Understanding Nationalism: On Narrative, Cognitive Science, and Identity. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2009. 408 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1107-6.

Reviewed by Joshua Searle-White (Allegheny College) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2010) Commissioned by Paul Quigley

Nationalism and Narrative

Author: 
Emilio Gentile
Reviewer: 
Joshua Arthurs

Arthurs on Gentile, 'La Grande Italia: The Rise and Fall of the Myth of the Nation in the Twentieth Century'

Emilio Gentile. La Grande Italia: The Rise and Fall of the Myth of the Nation in the Twentieth Century. Translated by Suzanne Dingee and Jennifer Pudney. George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. Illustrations. xiv + 408 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-22810-1; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-22814-9.

Author: 
Seth C. Bruggeman
Reviewer: 
Kirk Savage

Savage on Bruggeman, 'Here, George Washington Was Born: Memory, Material Culture, and the Public History of a National Monument'

Seth C. Bruggeman. Here, George Washington Was Born: Memory, Material Culture, and the Public History of a National Monument. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008. xi + 260 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3177-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3178-2.

Reviewed by Kirk Savage (University of Pittsburgh) Published on H-Nationalism (October, 2009) Commissioned by Paul Quigley

Author: 
Susan Dewey
Reviewer: 
Rohit Chopra

Chopra on Dewey, 'Making Miss India Miss World: Constructing Gender, Power, and the Nation in Post-liberalization India'

Susan Dewey. Making Miss India Miss World: Constructing Gender, Power, and the Nation in Post-liberalization India. Gender and Globalization Series. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2008. xii + 245 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3176-7.

Reviewed by Rohit Chopra (Santa Clara University) Published on H-Nationalism (September, 2009) Commissioned by Paul Quigley

Author: 
Michelle Mouton
Reviewer: 
Lora Knight

Knight on Mouton, 'From Nurturing the Nation to Purifying the Volk: Weimar and Nazi Family Policy, 1918-1945'

Michelle Mouton. From Nurturing the Nation to Purifying the Volk: Weimar and Nazi Family Policy, 1918-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xvi + 309 pp. $78.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-86184-7.

Reviewed by Lora Knight Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2009) Commissioned by Paul Quigley

Intent vs. Implementation

Author: 
Don H. Doyle, Marco Antonio Pamplona, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert Parkinson

Parkinson on Doyle and Pamplona, 'Nationalism in the New World'

Don H. Doyle, Marco Antonio Pamplona, eds. Nationalism in the New World. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006. 320 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2820-1.

Reviewed by Robert Parkinson Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2009) Commissioned by Paul Quigley

Beyond Creole Pioneers

Author: 
Jing Tsu
Reviewer: 
James Leibold

Leibold on Tsu, 'Failure, Nationalism, and Literature: The Making of Modern Chinese Identity, 1895-1937'

Jing Tsu. Failure, Nationalism, and Literature: The Making of Modern Chinese Identity, 1895-1937. Standford: Stanford University Press, 2005. 344 pp. Illustrations. $58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5176-6.

Reviewed by James Leibold Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2008) Commissioned by Paul Quigley

Failure and Chinese Nationalism

Author: 
Christopher A. Whatley
Reviewer: 
Alan H. Singer

Singer on Whatley, 'The Scots and the Union'

Christopher A. Whatley. The Scots and the Union. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. xv + 424 pp. + 16 pp. of plates. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7486-3470-5.

Reviewed by Alan H. Singer (Honors College, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2008)

A Parcel of Rogues or Men of Principle?

Author: 
Kathryn Spellman
Reviewer: 
Jane Silloway Smith

Smith on Spellman, 'Religion and Nation: Iranian Local and Transnational Networks in Britain'

Kathryn Spellman. Religion and Nation: Iranian Local and Transnational Networks in Britain. New York: Berghahn Books, 2004. 240 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-576-7.

Reviewed by Jane Silloway Smith (Department of History, Northwestern University) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2008)

Iranians in Britain

Author: 
Srirupa Roy
Reviewer: 
Rohit Chopra

Chopra on Srirupa Roy, 'Beyond Belief: India and the Politics of Postcolonial Nationalism'

Srirupa Roy. Beyond Belief: India and the Politics of Postcolonial Nationalism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. xiii + 248 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4001-0; $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3984-7.

Reviewed by Rohit Chopra (History and Society Division, Babson College) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2008)

Author: 
Patrice Higonnet
Reviewer: 
Lotfi Ben Rejeb

Rejeb on Higonnet, 'Attendant Cruelties: Nation and Nationalism in American History'

Patrice Higonnet. Attendant Cruelties: Nation and Nationalism in American History. New York: Other Press, 2007. L + 378 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59051-235-7.

Reviewed by Lotfi Ben Rejeb (Department of History, University of Ottawa) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2008)

Split-Personality Nation

Author: 
Deniz Göktürk, David Gramling, Anton Kaes, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jason James

James on Göktürk and Gramling and Kaes, 'Germany in Transit: Nation and Migration, 1955-2005'

Deniz Göktürk, David Gramling, Anton Kaes, eds. Germany in Transit: Nation and Migration, 1955-2005. Weimar and Now: University of California Press, 2007. xxii + 588 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24893-9; $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24894-6.

Reviewed by Jason James (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Mary Washington) Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2008)

Author: 
Janaki Bakhle
Reviewer: 
Denise Guidry

Guidry on Bakhle, 'Two Men and Music: Nationalism in the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition'

Janaki Bakhle. Two Men and Music: Nationalism in the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xvi + 338 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-516611-8; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516610-1.

Reviewed by Denise Guidry (Department of English, University of Florida) Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2008)

Notes on a Nation

Author: 
Ruben Gowricharn, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jason Frydman

Frydman on Gowricharn, 'Caribbean Transnationalism: Migration, Pluralization, and Social Cohesion'

Ruben Gowricharn, ed. Caribbean Transnationalism: Migration, Pluralization, and Social Cohesion. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2006. 253 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7391-1397-4; $83.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-1167-3.

Reviewed by Jason Frydman (Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University) Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2008)

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