Exceptionalism

Lars Jensen, Kristín Loftsdóttir

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Abstract

This volume crucially provides an analytical and comparative approach, investigating the meaning and uses of the concept of exceptionalism, while demonstrating the ways in which it manifests itself in different historical and geographical settings. Exceptionalism offers comparative case studies from different parts of the world, showcasing the way in which exceptionalism has come to occupy an important narrative position in relation to different nation-states, including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Nordic countries, various European nations and countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. An introduction to and overview of a term that has come to define the past and present identity of many nations, this book will appeal to scholars of sociology, anthropology, geography, cultural studies and politics.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages214
ISBN (Print)9780367535209, 9780367535193
ISBN (Electronic)9781003082330
Publication statusPublished - 28 Sep 2021
SeriesKey Ideas

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