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" Two men are of the same nation if and only if they share the same culture, where culture in turn means a system of ideas and signs and associations and ways of behaving and communicating. "
The Beginnings of Jewishness: Boundaries, Varieties, Uncertainties - Page 7
by Shaye J. D. Cohen - 1999 - 458 pages
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Global Culture: Nationalism, Globalization and Modernity

Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1990 - 411 pages
...not follow this road. His clarification of the concept of culture does not go beyond a reference to 'a system of ideas and signs and associations and ways of behaving and communicating' (Gellner, 1983: 7) and the more specific thesis that a difference in language entails a difference...
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History, Religion, and Antisemitism

Gavin I. Langmuir - History - 1990 - 391 pages
...clear definition of culture, the distinction is hard to follow. A definition of culture as broad as "a system of ideas and signs and associations and ways of behaving and communicating"21 assures that religion is an expression of culture, for culture includes everything...
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Crossing the Industrial Divide: State, Society, and the Politics of Economic ...

Alasdair Bowie - Business & Economics - 1991 - 222 pages
...common origin. It also embraces the primordialist position that the culture of an ethnic group (the system of ideas and signs and associations and ways of behaving and communicating shared by members of the group) may be seen as an emblem for the putative common heritage or descent...
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Liberal Nationalism

Yael Tamir - Philosophy - 1995 - 206 pages
...behaviour, language, norms, myths, and symbols that enable mutual recognition. Consequently, two people are of the same nation if, and only if, they share the same culture. 36 Communities, Anderson argues, are to be distinguished not by their falsity or genuineness, but by...
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India's Agony Over Religion: Confronting Diversity in Teacher Education

Gerald James Larson - Social Science - 1995 - 393 pages
...turn means a system of ideas and signs and associations and ways of behaving and communicating. 2. Two men are of the same nation if and only if they recognize each other as belonging to the same nation. ... A mere category of persons (say, occupants...
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The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World

Loring M. Danforth - History - 1997 - 273 pages
...— suffers from the same reifying tendencies as traditional definitions of ethnicity. The second — "two men are of the same nation if and only if they recognize each other as belonging to the same nation" — is sensitive to the issues of self-ascription...
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Puerto Rico: Culture, Politics, and Identity

Nancy Morris - History - 1995 - 205 pages
...relationship to that group." Ernest Gellner's definition also featured a concern for group membership: "Two men are of the same nation if and only if they recognize each other as belonging to the same nation" (1983: 7). For Hugh Seton-Watson, a nation is...
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Ethnicity, Culture, and Nationalism in North-east India

M. M. Agrawal - Ethnicity - 1996 - 175 pages
...though he is equally aware of the voluntaristic aspect of the concept of nation. According to him, "Two men are of the same nation if and only if they...associations and ways of behaving and communicating" (1987: 7). With special reference to the Third World nationalism, Dawa Norbu gives the following characteristics:...
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The South Slav Conflict: History, Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationalism

Raju G. C. Thomas, H. Richard Friman - Political Science - 1996 - 427 pages
...two very different types of nations. The narrower concept of a nation would include only those who share the same culture, "where culture in turn means...associations and ways of behaving and communicating." Gellner's broader concept of a nation would incorporate any group of people who considered themselves...
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The Social Philosophy of Ernest Gellner

John A. Hall, Ian Charles Jarvie - Philosophy - 1996 - 739 pages
...following manner: 1. Two men are of the same nation if and only if they share the same culture, where the culture in turn means a system of ideas and signs...associations and ways of behaving and communicating. 2. Two men are of the same nation if and only if they recognize each other as belonging to the same...
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