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Peasants, Populism and Postmodernism: The Return of the Agrarian Myth

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Peasants, Populism and Postmodernism: The Return of the Agrarian Myth - Brass, Tom, Dr.
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Tracing the way in which the agrarian myth has emerged and re-emerged over the past century in ideology shared by populism, postmodernism and the political right, the argument in this book is that at the centre of this discourse about the cultural identity of 'otherness'/ 'difference' lies the concept of and innate 'peasant-ness'. In a variety of contextually-specific discursive forms, the 'old' populism of the 1890s and the nationalism and fascism in Europe, America and Asia during the 1920s and 1930s were all informed by ...

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Peasants, Populism and Postmodernism: The Return of the Agrarian Myth 2000, Frank Cass Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714649405

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Peasants, Populism and Postmodernism: The Return of the Agrarian Myth 2000, Frank Cass Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714680002

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