Writing the Nation

A Global Perspective

  • Stefan Berger

About this book


This book brings together experts on national history writing from all five continents to discuss the role of history in the making of national identities in a transnational and comparative way. The institutionalization and professionalisation of history writing is analysed in the context of history's increasing nationalization.


Nationalism identities transnational history nineteenth century twentieth century race religion gender transnational Analyse global history historiography history identity Institution Narrative Nation national identity Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Stefan Berger
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-28364-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-22305-9
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