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Nation & Commemoration: Creating National Identities in the United States & Australia

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What do people think when they imagine themselves as part of a nation? What are the experiences and symbols that define their nationhood? Nation and Commemoration examines how two similar sets of people, Australians and Americans, have created and recreated their different national identities. Lyn Spillman compares American and Australian national identities at the end of the nineteenth century and again at the end of the twentieth.

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What are the experiences and symbols which define nationhood? Nation and Commemoration focuses on the major centennial and bicentennial celebrations to examine how two similar sets of people, Australians and Americans, have created and recreated their different national identities.

Synopsis:

How US and Australian national identities formed and represented in their bi/centennial celebrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-244) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Comparing national identities; 2. 'Every-one admits that commemorations have their uses': producing national identities in celebration; 3. 'Our country by the world received': centennial celebrations in 1876 and 1888; 4. 'To remind ourselves that we are a united nation': bicentennial celebrations in 1976 and 1988; 5. Making nations meaningful in the United States and Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521574327
Author:
Spillman, Lyn
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Spillman, Lynette P.
Author:
Seidman, Steven
Author:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Australia
Subject:
Nationalism
Subject:
Nationalism -- United States -- History.
Subject:
United States Centennial celebrations, etc.
Subject:
Nationalism -- Australia -- History.
Subject:
Australia Centennial celebrations, etc.
Subject:
Australian Bicentenary, 1988.
Subject:
Nationalism -- History -- Case studies.
Subject:
American Revolution Bicentennial, 177
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge cultural social studies
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 table
Pages:
268
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.60 in. .87 lbs.

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