Myths and Nationhood
In this volume, a group of specialists look at the general and theoretical nature of myth on a universal basis, and examine the specific myths of various nations. The aim is to try and illuminate the deeper, underlying issues of nationalism that cause so much conflict throughout the world.
Geoffrey Hosking is Professor of Russian History and Deputy Director of S.S.E.E.S., University of London. His book Russia: Empire and People was published by Harper Collins in 1997.
George Schopflin is Senior Lecturer in Politics at S.S.E.E.S., University of London. His books include Politics in Eastern Europe, 1945-1992 (1995).