Chapter 17. Imagining Nations

  1. David Nugent and
  2. Joan Vincent
  1. Akhil Gupta

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch17

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

How to Cite

Gupta, A. (2007) Imagining Nations, in A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics (eds D. Nugent and J. Vincent), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631229728

Online ISBN: 9780470693681

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Keywords:

  • nationalism;
  • imagined communities;
  • capitalist commodities;
  • capitalist modernization;
  • decolonization

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Rethinking The Temporalities Of Nationalism

  • The New, The Nation

  • The Unbearable Emptiness Of Time

  • The Modular Nation

  • Nationalism As Event Versus Nationalism As Process

  • Conclusion: Just In (Nationalist) Time Or Just In Time Nationalism?

  • References