Inventing Luxembourg

Representations of the Past, Space and Language from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Pit Péporté, University of Luxembourg, Sonja Kmec, University of Luxembourg, Benoît MajerusFree University of Brussels, and Michel Margue, University of Luxembourg

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ISBN13: 
9789004181762
E-ISBN: 
9789004188815
Publication Year: 
2010
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 388 pp. (including 17 ills. and 5 tables)
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ISSN: 
1876-5645
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1

Edited by Patrick J. Geary, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and Gábor Klaniczay, Central European University, Budapest

Manufacturing Middle Ages explores the entangled history of European national discourses grounded in medievalist and archaic traditions and developed by the emerging disciplines of humanities across the long nineteenth century.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244863
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited by Hugh Dunthorne, Swansea University and Michael Wintle, University of Amsterdam

The nineteenth century laid the foundations of history, both professional and popular. The authors of this collection compare Britain, the Netherlands and Belgium, unearthing the ways in which history was conceived and then utilized, usually for nationalistic purposes.
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233799
Publication date: 
November 2012

Edited by Timothy Baycroft, University of Sheffield and David Hopkin, University of Oxford

Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book brings together work in the fields of History, Literary Studies, Music and Architecture to examine the place of folklore and representations of ‘the people’ in the development of nations across Europe during the nineteenth century.
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211582
Publication date: 
July 2012

Pit Péporté, University of Luxembour

The Middle Ages provide important points of reference during the nation-building process in Luxembourg. This book deconstructs the traditional narrative of that period, with its function as a time of national origins and national heroes.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210677
Publication date: 
August 2011

Edited by Lotte Jensen, Radboud University Nijmegen Joep Leerssen, University of Amsterdam, and Marita Mathijsen, University of Amsterdam

Ranging across different countries and cultural domains (museums, opera, literature, history-writing), this collection explores the romantic-historicist complexities at the root of the modern nation-state: how the past became both colourfully exotic and a matter of national identification and...
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180291
Publication date: 
February 2010