Bibliographic Details

The Invention of tradition / edited by Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger.

Imprint Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Description vii, 320 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series Past and present publications
Subject Manners and customs -- Origin
Rites and ceremonies -- Origin.
Manners and customs -- Origin.
Rites and ceremonies -- Origin.
Folk literature.
Format Print, Book
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Other title Tradition.
Other authors / contributors Hobsbawm, E. J. (Eric J.), 1917-2012
Ranger, T. O. (Terence O.)
ISBN 0521246458
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction: inventing traditions
  • 2. The invention of tradition: the Highland tradition of Scotland
  • 3. From a death to a view: the hunt for the Welsh past in the Romantic period
  • 4. The context, performance and meaning of ritual: the British Monarchy and the Invention of Tradition, c. 1820-1977
  • 5. Representing authority of tradition in Victorian India
  • 6. The invention of tradition in Colonial Africa
  • 7. Mass-producing traditions: Europe, 1870-1914