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Nationalism : a very short introduction

Author: Steven Elliott Grosby
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Very short introductions, 134.
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"Understanding nationalism is central to understanding many of the social conflicts and political disputes that dominate the headlines today. In this compelling Very Short Introduction, Steven Grosby uses examples throughout history, from ancient Israel to the present-day Balkans, to discuss how nations arise from a sense of kinship, territory, history, and shared religion." "Highlighting the social, philosophical,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Elliott Grosby
ISBN: 0192840983 9780192840981
OCLC Number: 60837730
Description: 142 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: The problem --
What is a nation? --
The nation as social relation --
Motherland, fatherland, and homeland --
The nation in history --
Whose god is mightier? - Human divisiveness --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 134.
Responsibility: Steven Grosby.
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Arguably, nationality is the most important social phenomenon in the world today. But what is the nation? Why is it so important to human beings? What is its relation to religion and commerce? Steven  Read more...

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