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The Invention of Tradition
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Language: English

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Genre: History
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1st ed. of "The Invention of Tradition".
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ISBN 13: 9780521437738

Number of pages: 261
Language: English


Many of the traditions which we think of as very ancient in their origins were not in fact sanctioned by long usage over the centuries, but were invented comparative recently.

This book explores examples of this process of invention - the creation of Welsh Scottish national culture; the elaboration of British royal rituals in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the o