Bibliography: Nationalism


  • Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. Rev. and extended ed. London: Verso, 2006.
  • Gellner, Ernest. Nations and Nationalism. 2nd ed. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009.
  • Grosby, Steven Elliott. Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Herb, Guntram Henrik and David H. Kaplan. Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2008.
  • Smith, Anthony D. National Identity. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1991.
  • Zimmer, Oliver. Nationalism in Europe, 1890-1940. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.


Debates concerning Nationalism

  • Avineri, Shlomo and Avner De-Shalit. Communitarianism and Individualism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.
  • Barry, Brian. Culture and Equality: An Egalitarian Critique of Multiculturalism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.
  • Gans, Chaim. The Limits of Nationalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Hardin, Russell. One for All: The Logic of Group Conflict. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.
  • Hobsbawm, E.J. Nations and Nationalism Since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  • Roshwald, Aviel. The Endurance of Nationalism: Ancient Roots and Modern Dilemmas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • Tamir, Yael. Liberal Nationalism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.
  • Yuval-Davis, Nira. Gender and Nation. London: Sage Publications, 1997.


Origins of Nations and Nationalism

  • Baycroft, Timothy and Mark Hewitson. What Is a Nation? Europe 1789-1914. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Geary, Patrick J. The Myth of Nations: The Medieval Origins of Europe. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002.
  • Grosby, Steven Elliott and Athena S. Leoussi. Nationalism and Ethnosymbolism History, Culture and Ethnicity in the Formation of Nations. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007.
  • Hastings, Adrian. The Construction of Nationhood Ethnicity, Religion, and Nationalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Marx, Anthony W. Faith in Nation: Exclusionary Origins of Nationalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
  • Smith, Anthony D. The Cultural Foundations of Nations: Hierarchy, Covenant and Republic. Malden: Blackwell, 2008.
  • Smith, Anthony D. The Ethnic Origins of Nations. Oxford: B. Blackwell, 1987.


Regional Studies

  • Bell, David Avrom. The Cult of the Nation in France: Inventing Nationalism, 1680-1800. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.
  • Bilenʹkyĭ, Serhiĭ. Romantic Nationalism in Eastern Europe: Russian, Polish, and Ukrainian Political Imaginations. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012.
  • Cañizares-Esguerra, Jorge. Nature, Empire, and Nation: Explorations of the History of Science in the Iberian World. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006.
  • Jenkins, Brian. Irish Nationalism and the British State From Repeal to Revolutionary Nationalism. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006.
  • Kidd, Colin. British Identities Before Nationalism Ethnicity and Nationhood in the Atlantic World, 1600-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • Wingfield, Nancy M. Creating the Other: Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism in Habsburg Central Europe. New York: Berghahn Books, 2003.


Topical Studies

  • Baycroft, Timothy and David M. Hopkin. Folklore and Nationalism in Europe During the Long Nineteenth Century. Leiden: Brill, 2012.
  • Buchanan, Allen E. and Margaret Moore. States, Nations, and Borders: The Ethics of Making Boundaries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Featherstone, Mike. Global Culture: Nationalism, Globalization, and Modernity: A Theory, Culture and Society Special Issue. London: Sage Publications, 1990.
  • Ginderachter, Maarten Van and Marnix Beyen. Nationhood from Below. Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.



  • Nations and Nationalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995-.
  • National Identities. Abingdon: Carfax International Publishers, 1999-.
  • Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism. London: Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, 2001-.


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