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Mongolia Naadam Festival: past and present in the construction of national identity
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2009)
This study explores the significant role that Naadam has played, and continues to play, in the creation and maintenance of Mongolian national identity, both within and outside the boundaries of Mongolia. By regularly ...
Composing the War: Nation and Self in Narratives of the Royal New Zealand Air Force's Deployment to the 1991 Gulf Conflict
(University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2008)
Self and nation, popularly considered to be of natural origin in the Western world, are in fact constructed through social processes. One of these processes is narrative: the stories that purport to describe the nation and ...