Reviews

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)

Author: 
Alison Fleig Frank
Reviewer: 
George Liber

Liber on Fleig Frank, 'Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia'


Alison Fleig Frank. Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2005. XX + 343 S. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01887-7; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-02541-7.

Reviewed by George Liber (Department of History, University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2008)

Author: 
Pieter M. Judson
Reviewer: 
Zoe Alexis Lang

Alexis Lang on Judson, 'Guardians of the Nation: Activists on the language frontiers of imperial Austria'


Pieter M. Judson. Guardians of the Nation: Activists on the language frontiers of imperial Austria. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006. 332 S. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02325-3.

Reviewed by Zoe Alexis Lang (School of Music, University of South Florida)
Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2008)

Language and Nationalism in the Hapsburg Empire

Author: 
Lesley J. Gordon, John C. Inscoe, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paul Quigley

Quigley on Gordon and Inscoe, 'Inside the Confederate Nation: Essays in Honor of Emory M. Thomas'


Lesley J. Gordon, John C. Inscoe, eds. Inside the Confederate Nation: Essays in Honor of Emory M. Thomas. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005. v + 381 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3099-5; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-3231-9.

Reviewed by Paul Quigley (School of History, Classics, and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2008)

Author: 
Nancy R. Reagin
Reviewer: 
Bertram Troeger

Troeger on Reagin, 'Sweeping the German Nation: Domesticity and National Identity in Germany, 1870-1945'


Nancy R. Reagin. Sweeping the German Nation: Domesticity and National Identity in Germany, 1870-1945. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 247 S. $82.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84113-9.

Reviewed by Bertram Troeger (University of Jena)
Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2008)

Germania's Domestic Qualities

Author: 
Vijay Agnew, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jamil Khader

Khader on Agnew, 'Diaspora, Memory, and Identity: A Search for Home'


Vijay Agnew, ed. Diaspora, Memory, and Identity: A Search for Home. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. x + 308 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-9374-5; $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8020-9033-1.

Reviewed by Jamil Khader (English Department, Stetson University)
Published on H-Nationalism (October, 2007)

Author: 
Paul B. Foster
Reviewer: 
Yu Chang

Chang on Foster, 'Ah Q Archaeology: Lu Xun, Ah Q, Ah Q Progeny and the National Character Discourse in Twentieth-Century China'


Paul B. Foster. Ah Q Archaeology: Lu Xun, Ah Q, Ah Q Progeny and the National Character Discourse in Twentieth-Century China. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2006. xii + 401 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-1168-0.

Reviewed by Yu Chang (Department of History, York University, Canada)
Published on H-Nationalism (October, 2007)

Time to Bury the Q-Word?

Author: 
Rogers Brubaker, Margit Feischmidt, Jon Fox, Liana Grancea
Reviewer: 
Angela White

White on Brubaker and Feischmidt and Fox and Grancea, 'Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town'


Rogers Brubaker, Margit Feischmidt, Jon Fox, Liana Grancea. Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. 502 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12834-4.

Reviewed by Angela White (Department of History, Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Nationalism (October, 2007)

Author: 
Pieter M. Judson, Marsha L. Rozenblit, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christopher J. Fischer

Fischer on Judson and Rozenblit, 'Constructing Nationalities in East Central Europe'


Pieter M. Judson, Marsha L. Rozenblit, eds. Constructing Nationalities in East Central Europe. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2005. Austrian History, Culture, and Society. xx + 293 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-175-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57181-176-9.

Reviewed by Christopher J. Fischer (Department of History, Indiana State University)
Published on H-Nationalism (September, 2007)

Author: 
Leo Suryadinata
Reviewer: 
David Webster

Webster on Suryadinata, 'Peranakan's Search for National Identity: Biographical Studies of Seven Indonesian Chinese'


Leo Suryadinata. Peranakan's Search for National Identity: Biographical Studies of Seven Indonesian Chinese. Ethnic Studies Series. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2004. xi + 162 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-981-210-361-1.

Reviewed by David Webster (Department of History, University of Toronto)
Published on H-Nationalism (July, 2007)

Author: 
John Postill
Reviewer: 
Sabina Mihelj

Mihelj on Postill, 'Media and Nation Building: How the Iban Became Malaysian'


John Postill. Media and Nation Building: How the Iban Became Malaysian. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2006. xiv + 2231 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-132-5; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84545-135-6.

Reviewed by Sabina Mihelj (Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University)
Published on H-Nationalism (July, 2007)

What Kind of Nation Building?

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