Nationalist Myths and Modern Media by Jan Herman Brinks

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Does patriotic pride inevitably develop into nationalistic aggression? Is this exacerbated by the global outreach of the media? And what is the relationship between mainstream politics and increasingly vocal far-right groups in Britain and the United States, Germany and Russia? Nationalist Myths and the Modern Media addresses these questions from a variety of angles, exploring topics ranging from the War on Terror to Holocaust denial, from the "sanctity" of Rasputin to the "martyrdom" of Rudolf Hess.
 

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Michael Moran is executive editor and head of digital strategy at Group SJR in New York and provides geostrategic analysis for Roubini Global Economics, working directly with renowned economist Nouriel Roubini and a 40-strong team of economists and analysts who forecast global trends in economics and politics for a diverse range of clients. Over the past 25 years, he has reported and analyzed major events for some of the world’s leading intellectual and newsgathering institutions, including the Council on Foreign Relations, the BBC, MSNBC.com and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He lives in Hoboken, NJ.
 
Published December 7, 2005 by Tauris Academic Studies. 288 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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