BIN review

Armenak Tokmajyan (BIN member 2018) reviews Ernest Gellner’s book “Nations and Nationalism: New Perspectives on the Past” (1983)

Ernest Gellner’s work on nationalism is less known than Benedict Anderson’s “Imagined Community” but, as Benedict himself admits, it is an important one in the field of nationalism studies. This summary is not perfect so you should get the book and read it. He has a talent of explaining complex ideas with simple words. It is short, rich. Enjoy! Continue reading “Armenak Tokmajyan (BIN member 2018) reviews Ernest Gellner’s book “Nations and Nationalism: New Perspectives on the Past” (1983)”