Reviews

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)

Autobiographical Memory, Marginality, and the Socio-psychology of Diaspora

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: 
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?

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)

A Shifting Search for Homelands

Author: 
Jonathan M. Hansen
Reviewer: 
Bryan W. Nicholson

Nicholson on Hansen, 'The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920'

Jonathan M. Hansen. The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xxii + 255 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-31583-6; $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-31584-3.

Reviewed by Bryan W. Nicholson (Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2007)

Author: 
Nadine Hubbs
Reviewer: 
Kevin Bartig

Bartig on Hubbs, 'The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity'

Nadine Hubbs. The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. xi + 282 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24185-5; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24184-8.

Reviewed by Kevin Bartig (Department of Music, The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2007)

Author: 
Eva Plach
Reviewer: 
Anita Shelton

Shelton on Plach, 'The Clash of Moral Nations: Cultural Politics in Pilsudski's Poland, 1926-1935'

Eva Plach. The Clash of Moral Nations: Cultural Politics in Pilsudski's Poland, 1926-1935. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. xvi + 262 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1695-2.

Reviewed by Anita Shelton (Department of History, Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2007)

Author: 
Michael E. Geisler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alan H. Singer

Singer on Geisler, 'National Symbols, Fractured Identities: Contesting the National Narrative'

Michael E. Geisler, ed. National Symbols, Fractured Identities: Contesting the National Narrative. Lebanon: Middlebury College Press, 2005. xlii + 284 pp. $60.00 (library), ISBN 978-1-58465-436-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58465-437-7.

Reviewed by Alan H. Singer (Honors College, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2007)

Nations Talking to Themselves

Author: 
Stephen Prothero, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sylvie Grenet

Grenet on Prothero, 'A Nation of Religions: The Politics of Pluralism in Multireligious America'

Stephen Prothero, ed. A Nation of Religions: The Politics of Pluralism in Multireligious America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 296 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3052-9; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5770-0.

Reviewed by Sylvie Grenet (Anthropology Department of the French Ministry of Culture) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2007)

Author: 
Serhii Plokhy
Reviewer: 
David G. Rowley

Rowley on Plokhy, 'The Origins of the Slavic Nations: Premodern Identities in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus'

Serhii Plokhy. The Origins of the Slavic Nations: Premodern Identities in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 379 S. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-86403-9.

Reviewed by David G. Rowley (Department of Social Sciences, University of Wisconsin--Platteville) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2007)

A History of East Slavic Identity-Building Projects

Author: 
Gyanendra Pandey
Reviewer: 
Leleh Khalili

Khalili on Pandey, 'Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories'

Gyanendra Pandey. Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2005. 248 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5264-0; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5263-3.

Reviewed by Leleh Khalili (School of Oriental and African Studies, London) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2007)

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