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This quantity pinpoints the significance of background and its makes use of within the (re)formation of contemporary countries and nationwide identities in a large choice of nations, protecting the 5 continents. It beneficial properties contributions from essentially the most famous students within the box of nationalism akin to Terence Ranger, Robert Gildea and John Breuilly.

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Breuilly, J. (2008) ‘On the Principle of Nationality’ in G. S. Jones and G. Claeys (eds) The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Political Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Burrow, J. (2007) A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century (London: Allen Lane). Calhoun, C. (2007) Nations Matter: Culture, History, and the Cosmopolitan Dream (London: Routledge). Constant, B. (1988) Political Writings, translated by B.

2007) Garibaldi: Invention of a Hero (New Haven and London: Yale University Press). Rosberg, C. G. and J. Nottingham (1966) The Myth of the Mau Mau: Nationalism in Kenya (London: Praeger). Sciatino, G. (1999) ‘Just before the Fall: The Northern League and the Cultural Construction of a Secessionist Claim’, International Sociology, 14:3, 321–36. Simon, S. R. (1986) ‘The Teaching of History in Iraq before the Rashid Ali Coup of 1941’, Middle Eastern Studies, 22, 1. 28 John Breuilly Struve, K. (2001) ‘Bauern und Nation in Ostmitteleuropa: Sozale Emanzipation und nationale Identität der galizischen Bauern im 19.

44. See Peter Mandler (2006, pp. 206–7), where these lists (I have left out many items) are quoted. 45. The Office of Homeland Security set up in the USA following 9/11 sounds more comforting than, say, the Bureau of National Security. 46. One sees it in arguments about ‘asymmetrical’ forms of regional autonomy in Spain and of federalism in Canada, where Catalans and Basques in the one case and Quebecois in the other case insist on having a ‘higher’ group status than other regionally concentrated populations, something which can cause problems in the very words used in constitutional documents.

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