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Political/Cultural Identity: Citizens and Nations in a Global Era Peter W Preston

Political/Cultural Identity: Citizens and Nations in a Global Era

Peter W Preston

Published August 18th 1997
ISBN : 9780761950257
Hardcover
208 pages
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This interdisciplinary book overviews political and cultural identity in the context of changes across the political landscape. These changes - from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the recent Islamic revival - have profoundly altered the receivedMoreThis interdisciplinary book overviews political and cultural identity in the context of changes across the political landscape. These changes - from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the recent Islamic revival - have profoundly altered the received ideas that define political cultures throughout the world. In this context the author draws together the diverse strands of literature to throw light on the impact on identity of a changing global environment. Peter Preston analyzes political, cultural and economic identities which lie at the centre of individual actions and social structure. This analysis is fleshed out by a detailed examination of specific regional cases, including: the realignment of Europe- the sharp rise of Pa