New PDF release: Ambivalent Europeans: Ritual, Memory and the Public Sphere

By Jon P. Mitchell

ISBN-10: 0415271525

ISBN-13: 9780415271523

ISBN-10: 0415271533

ISBN-13: 9780415271530

Ambivalent Europeans examines the consequences of dwelling at the fringes of Europe. In Malta, public debate is ruled by way of the query of Europe, either at a coverage point - even if to affix the european - and on the point of nationwide id - even if the Maltese are 'European'. Jon Mitchell identifies a profound ambivalence in the direction of Europe, and in addition extra extensively to the foremost approaches of 'modernisation'. He strains this tendency via a few key components of social lifestyles - gender, the relations, neighborhood, politics, faith and ritual.

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