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Trauma, Time, and the ‘Singular Plural’

The Israeli Television Series Fauda

Nurith Gertz and Raz Yosef

identity—are intertwined. Because of terror and hostile acts, which are rooted in the past and return from the future, a sense is created in Israeli society of weakness and vulnerability. From this weakness, however, Israel’s defensive national unity is

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“We Are a Traveling People”

Tourism, Travel Journalism, and the Construction of a Modern National Identity in Sweden

Emilia Ljungberg

implicitly discusses a national identity. In this article I analyze how a Swedish national identity was constructed in travel journalism and discussions about travel and tourism published in the newspaper Dagens Nyheter in the 1930s. In her article about

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Touring the Regions

(Dis) Uniting the Kingdom on Holiday

Hazel Andrews

cultural capital consumed for the purpose of “articulating about identity and life-style” ( Desforges 2000: 942 ), to the ways in which touristic practices express ideas around sexuality and gender ( Thurnell-Read and Casey 2014 ). In terms of national

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Between Resistance and the State

Caribbean Activism and the Invention of a National Memory of Slavery in France

Itay Lotem

French society and given too much space for particular group identities. Indeed, from the late 1990s into the 2000s, the struggles of Caribbean activists turned the national conversation toward France’s involvement in the enslavement of Africans. The

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Educational Films, National Identity and Citizenship in Italy from 1948 to 1968

Anne Bruch

and aims of the new institutions and to explain the general decision-making process, but also to promote a fresh and convincing vision of national identity. Attracted by the suggestive power of audiovisual media, the government was keen to accord a key

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Periphery and Intimacy in Anti-Imperial Culture and Politics

From French Others to Othering Frenchness

Burleigh Hendrickson

national identity on its head—showing how postcolonial outsiders could also construct imperial identities, rather than simply having indigenous identities thrust upon them—it also reveals how anti-imperial agents weighed in on Frenchness as they examined

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Damaging Environments

Land, Settler Colonialism, and Security for Indigenous Peoples

Wilfrid Greaves

security issues that challenge the dominant societal identity. In effect, Indigenous peoples’ security claims challenge the ontological security, or national sense of self, of settler societies by identifying the state and dominant society as the source of

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Travel Writers and Traveling Writers in Australasia

Responses to Travel Literatures and the Problem of Authenticity

Helen Bones

The task of forging an independent national identity has often been a source of anxiety for countries that are the product of settler colonization. This is especially true of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as imperial ties began

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Dreams of Prosperity – Enactments of Growth

The Rise and Fall of Farming in Varanger

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

associated with modernist notions of progress. During the post-war era, the former racial hierarchy was solidified as an ethnic hierarchy with stigmatization of Sámi identity taking place both nationally and in local encounters (see Eidheim 1971 ). It was

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Landscapes and Races in Early Twentieth-Century Peru

The Travels of José Uriel García and Aurelio Miró Quesada Sosa

Rupert J. M. Medd

Basadre (1981) . Nevertheless, the movement had successfully incorporated the wider historical contexts of Peru’s traditions and had begun making impressions upon forms and ways of thinking about national identity by opposing the “belief held by the elites