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Title Histories of nations : how their identities were forged / edited by Peter Furtado.
Published New York : Thames & Hudson, 2012.
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 Floor2  D20 .H578 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 320 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-306) and index.
Summary Most books on the history of the world try to impose a uniform narrative, however Histories of Nations is different: it presents 28 essays written by leading historians as self-portraits of their native countries, defining the characteristics that embody a sense of nationhood.
Subject World history.
National characteristics -- History.
Related Names Furtado, Peter.
ISBN 9780500251812 (hbk)
0500251819 (hbk)
OCLC number 813225048