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Ethnonationalism : the quest for understanding

Author: Walker Connor
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1994.
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A series of essays which explores the origins and dynamics of the concept of ethnonationalism. The author explains why the phenomenon has been misunderstood by Western policy-makers who consistently underrate its influence and misinterpret its non-rational, passionate qualities.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walker Connor
ISBN: 0691087849 9780691087849 0691025630 9780691025636
OCLC Number: 28112837
Description: xiii, 234 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The British Intellectual Tradition ("Self-Determination: The New Phase") --
Ch. 2. American Scholarship in the Post-World War II Era ("Nation-Building or Nation-Destroying?") --
Ch. 3. More Recent Developments ("Ethnonationalism") --
Ch. 4. Terminological Chaos ("A Nation Is a Nation, Is a State, Is an Ethnic Group, Is a ... ") --
Ch. 5. Illusions of Homogeneity ("Myths of Hemispheric, Continental, Regional, and State Unity") --
Ch. 6. The Seductive Lure of Economic Explanations ("Eco- or Ethno-Nationalism?") --
Ch. 7. Ahistoricalness: The Case of Western Europe ("Ethnonationalism in the First World: The Present in Historical Perspective") --
Ch. 8. Man Is a [R(n)ational] Animal ("Beyond Reason: The Nature of the Ethnonational Bond") --
Ch. 9. When Is a Nation? ("From Tribe to Nation?").
Responsibility: Walker Connor.
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A collection of essays, which examine 19th-and early 20th-century debate among British scholars on the viability and desirability of the multinational state, the American "nation-building" school of  Read more...


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