Table of Contents Introduction Ch. 1 National and Other Identities 1 Ch. 2 The Ethnic Basis of National Identity 19 Ch. 3 The rise of Nations 43 Ch. 4 Nationalism and Cultural Identity 71 Ch. 5 Nations by Design? 99 Ch. 6 Separatism and Multi-nationalism 123 Ch. 7 Beyond National Identity? 143 Notes 179 Bibliography 199 Index 221.
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