Anthems and the Making of Nation States: Identity and by Aleksandar Pavkovi,Christopher Kelen,Aleksandar Pavković

By Aleksandar Pavkovi,Christopher Kelen,Aleksandar Pavković

Anthems are symbolic capacity wherein international locations current themselves to the realm. hence, growing seven new country states out of the bones of Yugoslavia required new anthems. Why did those new states decide on century-old nationwide songs or, failing this, for the anthems with no phrases? What are the pictures and emblems that every of those states selected as their ‘national signatures’ and the way have been those selected? This ebook explores quite a few photographs of nationhood (or the absence of them) within the lyrics of the legitimate anthems and of competing nationwide songs and strains their old trajectory from the time in their belief to their criminal entrenchment. this can be the 1st full-length examine into the symbolic representations of nationhood within the lately created state states of the Balkans.

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