Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America - 
      Thomas Hylland Eriksen
    
      Richard Jenkins

Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America

Thomas Hylland Eriksen (Redaktør) ; Richard Jenkins (Redaktør)

Presents a multi-disciplinary collection that offers case studies and comparisons of flag history, uses and controversies. This book brings together a dozen scholars, from varying national and disciplinary backgrounds, to offer a cluster of close readings of flags in their social contexts, mostly contemporary, but also historical. Les mer
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Presents a multi-disciplinary collection that offers case studies and comparisons of flag history, uses and controversies. This book brings together a dozen scholars, from varying national and disciplinary backgrounds, to offer a cluster of close readings of flags in their social contexts, mostly contemporary, but also historical.
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Forlag: Routledge
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 208
ISBN: 9780415444040
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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1. Some Questions About Flags 2. The Origin of European National Flags 3. Rebel With(Out) a Cause?: The Contested Meanings of the Confederate Battle Flag in the American South 4. The Star-Spangled Banner and 'Whiteness' in American National Identity 5. Union Jacks and Union Jills 6. Pride and Possession, Display and Destruction 7. Between the National and the Civic: Flagging Peace In, or a Piece of, Northern Ireland? 8. Inarticulate Speech of the Heart: Nation, Flag and Emotion in Denmark 9. A Flag for all Occasions?: The Swedish Experience 10. Nationalism and Unionism in Nineteenth-Century Norwegian Flags 11. The Domestication of a National Symbol: The Private Use of Flags in Norway 12. Afterword





Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo and Research Director of CULCOM (Cultural Complexity in the New Norway), 2004-2009.


Richard Jenkins, trained as an anthropologist, is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sheffield.