The Invention of Tradition Quiz

Eric Hobsawm and Terence Ranger
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


According to the book, the Welsh were once addicted to ________ and fortune tellers, long after their popularity died out in England. (from Chapter 3, From a Death to a View: The Hunt for the Welsh Past in the Romantic Period)


During the second period, royal ritual became more splendid and the _______ became a symbol of the nation. (from Chapter 4, The Context, Performance and Meaning of Ritual, The British Monarchy and the 'Invention of Tradition', c. 1820-1977)


The book states that tradition was manipulated in order to abuse subjects and ________. (from Chapter 6, The Invention of Tradition in Colonial Africa)


The sites of the great events of the Indian uprising were a destination for the English and included all of the following except ______. (from Chapter 5, Representing Authority in Victorian India)


According to the book, universal political traditions had to be solidified in opposition to ________ and religious movements. (from Chapter 7, Mass-Producing Traditions, Europe, 1870-1914)

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