Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

  title={Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism},
  author={Benedict R. O’G. Anderson},
What makes people love and die for nations, as well as hate and kill in their name? While many studies have been written on nationalist political movements, the sense of nationality - the personal and cultural feeling of belonging to the nation - has not received proportionate attention. In this widely acclaimed work, Benedict Anderson examines the creation and global spread of the 'imagined communities' of nationality. Anderson explores the processes that created these communities: the… 

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