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Author Keitner, Chimène Ilona Robbins.
Title The paradoxes of nationalism : the French Revolution and its meaning for contemporary nation building / Chimène I. Keitner.
Imprint Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [2007]

Author Keitner, Chimène Ilona Robbins.
Series SUNY series in national identities.
SUNY series in national identities.
Subject Nationalism -- France -- History.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 233 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-225) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents THE PARADOXES OF NATIONALISM; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Paris, June 1789; Examining the Nation-State Principle; Exploring the French Revolution; 1. Conception: How to Imagine a Preexisting,Voluntarist Nation; Introduction; 1.1 Conceptions of the Nation in Eighteenth-Century Polemical Dictionaries; 1.2 Conceptions of the Nation in Social Contract Theories; Conclusion; 2. Constitution: How to Give the Nation a Political Voice; Introduction; 2.1 The Entrenchment of the Nation in French Political Rhetoric; 2.2 The Creation of a National Assembly; 2.3 The Contribution of the Abbé Sieyès.
Conclusion3. Composition: How to Define Insiders and Outsiders; Introduction; 3.1 Implementing National Sovereignty; 3.2 Defining National Membership; 3.3 Consolidating National Identity; Conclusion; 4. Confrontation: How to Interact with Other Political Units; Introduction; 4.1 Revolutionary Principles; 4.2 Revolutionary Policies; 4.3 Revolutionary Practice; Conclusion; 5. Synthesis; Introduction; 5.1 Drawing Insights from the Four Paradoxes; 5.2 Re-examining the Nation-State Principle; 5.3 Exploring Alternatives to Nation-Statism; Conclusion; 6. Epilogue-Confrontation Revisited.
Introduction6.1 Exporting American Ideals; 6.2 Building an Iraqi Democracy; Conclusion; Conclusions; Appendix; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
ISBN 9781429458030 (electronic bk.)
1429458038 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 85857883
Additional Format Print version: Keitner, Chimène Ilona Robbins. Paradoxes of nationalism. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©2007 0791469573 9780791469576 (DLC) 2006012822 (OCoLC)67361295.