Reviews

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)

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)

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)

Author: 
Ales Debeljak
Reviewer: 
Patrice M. Dabrowski

Dabrowski on Debeljak, 'The Hidden Handshake: National Identity and Europe in the Post-Communist World'


Ales Debeljak. The Hidden Handshake: National Identity and Europe in the Post-Communist World. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004. xiii + 123 pp. $77.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-1779-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-1780-6.

Reviewed by Patrice M. Dabrowski (Center for European Studies, Harvard University)
Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2007)

Author: 
Joseph Moreau
Reviewer: 
Paul K. Longmore

Longmore on Moreau, 'Schoolbook Nation: Conflicts over American History Textbooks from the Civil War to the Present'


Joseph Moreau. Schoolbook Nation: Conflicts over American History Textbooks from the Civil War to the Present. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003. 403 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-03053-8.

Reviewed by Paul K. Longmore (Department of History, San Francisco State University)
Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2007)

The Politics of Teaching a Nation's History

Author: 
Francine Hirsch
Reviewer: 
Mara Kozelsky

Kozelsky on Hirsch, 'Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union'


Francine Hirsch. Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 367 S. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8908-2.

Reviewed by Mara Kozelsky (Department of History, University of South Alabama)
Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2007)

Author: 
Robert E. Alvis
Reviewer: 
Roisin Healy

Healy on Alvis, 'Religion and the Rise of Nationalism: A Profile of an East-Central European City'


Robert E. Alvis. Religion and the Rise of Nationalism: A Profile of an East-Central European City. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2005. xxvi + 227 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3081-4.

Reviewed by Roisin Healy (Department of History, National University of Ireland, Galway)
Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2007)

Poznanians into Germans and Poles

Author: 
Peter Morey, Alex Tickell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Maryanne Rhett

Rhett on Morey and Tickell, 'Alternative Indias: Writing, Nation and Communalism'


Peter Morey, Alex Tickell, eds. Alternative Indias: Writing, Nation and Communalism. New York: Rodopi, 2005. ix + 238 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-420-1927-0.

Reviewed by Maryanne Rhett (Department of History, Washington State University)
Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2007)

The Literary Minority: Alternative Perspectives on Indian Nationhood

Author: 
Mansoor Moaddel
Reviewer: 
Eric E. Tuten

Tuten on Moaddel, 'Islamic Modernism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism: Episode and Discourse'


Mansoor Moaddel. Islamic Modernism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism: Episode and Discourse. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2005. x + 448 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-53333-9; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-53332-2.

Reviewed by Eric E. Tuten (Department of History, Slippery Rock University)
Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2007)

Author: 
Pier Carlo Bontempelli
Reviewer: 
David Choberka

Choberka on Bontempelli, 'Knowledge, Power, and Discipline: German Studies and National Identity'


Pier Carlo Bontempelli. Knowledge, Power, and Discipline: German Studies and National Identity. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004. xxxii + 258 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4112-3; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-4111-6.

Reviewed by David Choberka (Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2007)

Author: 
Suisheng Zhao
Reviewer: 
Thomas Mullaney

Mullaney on Zhao, 'A Nation-State by Construction: Dynamics of Modern Chinese Nationalism'


Suisheng Zhao. A Nation-State by Construction: Dynamics of Modern Chinese Nationalism. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004. xiii + 355 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5001-1; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4897-1.

Reviewed by Thomas Mullaney (Department of History, Stanford University)
Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2007)

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