Spanish Identity in the Age of nations.

By: Álvarez-Junco, JoséMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (417 p.)ISBN: 9781847794772Subject(s): Group identity -- Spain | National characteristics, Spanish | Nationalism -- Spain -- History -- 19th century | Spain -- Politics and government -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Spanish Identity in the Age of nationsDDC classification: 946 LOC classification: DP203 .A4813 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Copyright; Contents; Introduction; PART 1 The origins of the nation; 1. Ethnic patriotism; 2. Factors conditioning inherited identity; 3. The 'war of independence':a promising beginning; PART 2 The nationalisation of culture; 4. National history and collective memory; 5. The arts and sciences enlisted in support of the nation; PART 3 Conservative opinion: betweenreligion and the nation; 6. Catholicism and españolismo: from the ancien régime to Fernando VII; 7. The 'Two Spains'; PART 4 The successes and failure of Spanish nationalism in the nineteenth century
8. An identity in search of a purpose9. The 'crisis of penetration' of the State; 10. Heading towards 'disaster'; Select bibliography; Index
Summary: Spanish identity in the age of nations offers the first comprehensive account in any language of the formation and development of Spanish national identity from ancient times to the present. Much has been written on French, British and German nationalism, but remarkably little has been published on Spanish nationalism. Paradoxically, even in Spain there is much more on Basque, Catalan and other regional nationalisms than on Spanish identity. As a result, this study fills an enormous gap in the literature on Spanish history.This book traces the emergence and evolution of an initial collective i
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Copyright; Contents; Introduction; PART 1 The origins of the nation; 1. Ethnic patriotism; 2. Factors conditioning inherited identity; 3. The 'war of independence':a promising beginning; PART 2 The nationalisation of culture; 4. National history and collective memory; 5. The arts and sciences enlisted in support of the nation; PART 3 Conservative opinion: betweenreligion and the nation; 6. Catholicism and españolismo: from the ancien régime to Fernando VII; 7. The 'Two Spains'; PART 4 The successes and failure of Spanish nationalism in the nineteenth century

8. An identity in search of a purpose9. The 'crisis of penetration' of the State; 10. Heading towards 'disaster'; Select bibliography; Index

Spanish identity in the age of nations offers the first comprehensive account in any language of the formation and development of Spanish national identity from ancient times to the present. Much has been written on French, British and German nationalism, but remarkably little has been published on Spanish nationalism. Paradoxically, even in Spain there is much more on Basque, Catalan and other regional nationalisms than on Spanish identity. As a result, this study fills an enormous gap in the literature on Spanish history.This book traces the emergence and evolution of an initial collective i

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José Álvarez-Junco is Professor of History at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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