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Autor: R. Evans
ISBN-13: 9781137428110
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 296
Gewicht: 480 g
Format: 238x155x13 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Uses of the Middle Ages in Modern European States

Writing the Nation
History, Nationhood and the Search for Origins
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Edited By R.J.W. Evans and Guy P. Marchal
An assessment of the role of the Middle Ages in national historiography and in modern conceptions of national identity, looking at relatively young nations, and regions which claim national traditions but were slow to achieve, or regain, separate statehood. Examples range from Ireland and Iceland through Austria and Italy to Finland and Greece.
International contributors explore region-by-region how modern states and societies have used the history of the Middle Ages to legitimize themselves
List of Contributors Introduction; G.Marchal PART I: CELTS AND SCANDINAVIA Transmission and Translation of Medieval Irish Sources in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; B.Cunningham The 'Decline of Norway': Grief and Fascination in Norwegian Historiography on the Middle Ages; J.E.Myhre 'Braves Step out of the Night of the Barrows': Regenerating the Heritage of Early Medieval Finland; D.Fewster Interpreting the Nordic Past: Icelandic Medieval Manuscripts and the Construction of a Modern Nation; G.Hálfdanarson PART II: BENELUX A Serious Case of Amnesia: The Dutch and their Middle Ages; P.Raedts Medieval Myths and the Building of National Identity: the Example of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; M.Margue & P.Péporté An Era of Grandeur: The Middle Ages in Belgian National Historiography, 1830-1914; J.Tollebeek PART III: BALKANS To Whom Does Byzantium Belong? Greeks, Turks and the Present of the Medieval Balkans; J.Niehoff-Panagiotidis The Image of the Kosovo Battle (1389) Today: A Historic Event, a Moral Pattern, or the Tool of Political Manipulation; M.Suica PART IV: CENTRAL EUROPE Italy's Various Middle Ages; M.Moretti & I.Porciani Medievalism and Swiss National Identity; G.Marchal The Public Instrumentalization of the Middle Ages in Austria since 1945; H.Wolfram 'Old Czechs were Hefty Heroes': The Construction and Reconstruction of Czech National History in its Relationship to the 'Great' Medieval Past; F.Smahel Conclusion; R.J.W.Evans Bibliography Index
Editiert von: R. Evans, G. Marchal
Edited By R.J.W. Evans and Guy P. Marchal

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Autor: R. Evans
ISBN-13 :: 9781137428110
ISBN: 1137428112
Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Macmillan Education
Gewicht: 480g
Seiten: 296
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2011
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 238x155x13 mm