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Anthony D. Smith

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Who is Anthony D. Smith?

Anthony D. Smith is a British Ethnographer, and Professor Emeritus of Nationalism and Ethnicity at the London School of Economics, and is considered one of the founders of the interdisciplinary field of nationalism studies.

  • also known as Anthony Smith, Anthony D Smith
  • born in (77 years ago)
  • education:
  • profession: Sociologist
  • written works: "Derbyshire landholdings in the fifteenth century", "The 1639 Staveley survey", "The ethnic origins of nations", "State and nation in the Third World", "The antiquity of nations", "Nations and nationalism in a global era", "Cultural Foundations of Nations", "The ethnic revival", "The concept of social change", "Myths and memories of the nation", "The Nation in History", "Staveley field names", "Starting to Teach", "Nationalism and modernism", "National identity", "Nationalism", "Teacher notes:"

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Google previewDictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society (1996)

by Paul A. B. Clarke, Andrew Linzey

Anthony D. Smith NATURAL LAW Natural law generically describes ethical theories that determine what is right or wrong on the basis of the common humanity that all human beings share.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Government and Politics (2013)

2-volume Set by Mary Hawkesworth, Maurice Kogan

NATIONALISM Anthony D. Smith Nationalism is a term first 1131 DEMOCRATIZATION.

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries A-F (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

According to Anthony D. Smith, ethnicity in modern societies is 'largely "mythic" and "symbolic" in character', but no less powerful and necessary than actual ethnicity (Smith, 1986: 16). Ethnicity has become symbolic because, with few ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Identity (2010)

by Ronald L. Jackson II

The sociologist Anthony D. Smith defines a nation as a group of people sharing an historic territory; common myths and historical memories; a mass, public culture; a common economy; and common legal rights and duties for all members .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice (2014)

by Sherwood Thompson

Scholars' Views on Nationalism Scholars who wrote and researched different aspects or angles of nationalism include: Ernest Gellner, Benedict Anderson, John Armstrong, Eric Hobsbawm, Anthony D. Smith, and more. For instance, Gellner ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India: Nagaland (2001)

by Hamlet Bareh

"Plainly", writes Anthony D. Smith, "Nationalism is important both as a social and political phenomenon, as an object of sociological investigation. Add to this the obvious and critical role that nationalist movements have played in recent history ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Political Theory (2010)

A - E by Mark Bevir

Anthony D. Smith, a student of Ernest Gellner, ethnosymbolism suggests that nations as they are known today are modern but they are not invented. Nationalists could not create nations ex nihilo because nations are based on almost ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

A major alternative view has been developed by sociologist Anthony D. Smith, who suggests that modern nations are born out of a premodern ethnies, or ethnic community. Smith disagrees with Gellner's contention that nationalism invents ...

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