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Inventing Luxembourg

representations of the past, space and language from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century

Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1. Narrating the past
Introduction. Making sense, producing meaning : time, memory and historical narratives
Ch. 1. The master narrative of Luxembourg's history
Ch. 2. The dissemination, reception and public use of the national master narrative
Ch. 3. Different narratives?
Pt. 2. Drawing the boundaries
Introduction. From border patrol to border patrol stations?
Ch. 4. The 'centripetal' discursive strategy : nationalising the territory
Ch. 5. The 'centrifugal' discursive strategy : de/renationalising the territory
Pt. 3. Constructing the language
Ch. 6. 'Our German' (1820-1918)
Ch. 7. Making Luxembourgish a language.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series National cultivation of culture -- v. 1


Library of Congress DH908 .I55 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination xii, 383 p. :
Number of pages 383

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24521241M
Internet Archive inventingluxembo00ppor
ISBN 10 9004181768
ISBN 13 9789004181762
LC Control Number 2009048080
OCLC/WorldCat 467360786

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