The Invention of Tradition (Canto)
Publish date: July 31st 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Cultural Studies
, Social Science
Not the worst of it's kind but there were parts that just dragged. This is a selection of essays about the invention of tradition, largely in the 19th Century. Starts with an introduction by Eric Hobsbawm which is pretty dry. The enthusiasm that Hugh Trevor-Roper has for his topic of Highland Trad...
A mixed bunch of studies which seemed to get less and less penetrable as you go on.