SUNY series in National Identities

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A Double Burden

Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.

Pharmapolitics in Russia

Documents the surprising role pharmaceutical science and technology has played in Russia’s search for national identity over a century of political turbulence.

Refugeehood and the Postconflict Subject

Examines the effects of culturally specific interpretations of refugeehood with an ethnographic focus on Cyprus

Recasting Culture and Space in Iberian Contexts

Anthropological case studies of the interplay of space, culture, and power in Iberia since 1850.

Nationalism and Self-Government

Examines the nature of nationalist mobilization in Scotland and Catalonia.

The Paradoxes of Nationalism

An interdisciplinary study of nationalism drawing on the events of the French Revolution.

Slavophile Thought and the Politics of Cultural Nationalism

Examines the origins of Russian nationalism and its relationship to the West.

Being Goral

Examines the Góral, a little-studied ethnic group in Poland.

Identity and Institutions

Explores the role of international institutions in reducing conflict in multiethnic societies.

Marxism and National Identity

Provides the first sustained analysis of the collision between Marxism and nationalism in France at the time of the Dreyfus affair.

Homelessness, Citizenship, and Identity

Explores the political and economic causes and consequences of homelessness.

The Best of All Possible Islands

Uses the world's fair of 1992 to spotlight changes in the political cultures of Spain and Europe.

Elites, Language, and the Politics of Identity

Uses Norway to test the claim that elites are central to the politicization of linguistic conflict.

Emancipating Cultural Pluralism

Examines both the benign and harmful aspects of identity politics.

The Remote Borderland

Explores how Transylvania figures in the Hungarian imagination and how this border region functions in the creation of national identity.

Sport, Nationalism, and Globalization

Explores the relationship between sport and national identities within the context of globalization in the modern era.

The Problem of Trieste and the Italo-Yugoslav Border

Uses the history of Trieste and the Italo-Yugoslav border to examine how representations of difference have affected the politics of sovereignty during the twentieth century.

Reconstructing Citizenship

Provides the most comprehensive analysis of the rise of citizenship conflict in contemporary France.

Cultivating Dissent

Explores rural resistance, class consciousness, and the politics of contemporary culture through the experience of family farmers in France's "red south."

Democracy and Ethnography

Examines the contemporary connections between liberal democracy and ethnography through the development of national case studies on the United States and Spain.

France on Display

Explores national identity in twentieth-century France.

Subversions of International Order

Uses ethnographic tools to analyze political disorder and its representation at the end of the Cold War.