The Uses of the Middle Ages in Modern European...

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Publisher  Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date   December 21, 2010
ISBN  0230576028
Pages  296

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An assessment of the role of the Middle Ages in national historiography and in modern conceptions of national identity, looking at relatively young nations, and regions which claim national traditions but were slow to achieve, or regain, separate statehood. Examples range from Ireland and Iceland through Austria and Italy to Finland and Greece.

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