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PREFERRED TERM
2245Invented traditions  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Sets of practices created more or less arbitrarily in order to support an unbroken continuity with the past. Invented traditions impose specific values and norms of behaviour by legitimising them as authentic expressions of historical continuity in order to fulfill social and cultural aspirations and aims.
SOURCE
  • Hobsbawm & Ranger 1983
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Tzedopoulos Giorgos (AA)
URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2245
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