Benedict Anderson's research while affiliated with New York State and other places

Publication (1)

'Imagined Communities' examines the creation & function of the 'imagined communities' of nationality & the way these communities were in part created by the growth of the nation-state, the interaction between capitalism & printing & the birth of vernacular languages in early modern Europe.


... As has been underlined by several classic nationalism studies (e.g. Anderson, 1991;Deutsch, 1966), media play an important role in this context. The current Flemish government, a coalition led by N-VA and involving the Christian Democratic and Liberal parties, has proven itself well aware of the media's nation-building potential. ...