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Language and Revolution

Making Modern Political Identities, 1st Edition

Edited by Igal Halfin


414 pages

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Paperback: 9780714683072
pub: 2002-10-01
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This work examines the role of language in forging the modern subject. Focusing on the idea of the "New Man" that has animated all revolutionaries, the present volume asks what it meant to define oneself in terms of one's class origins, gender, national belonging or racial origins.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Military / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Nationalism