National Identity

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University of Nevada Press, 1991 - Ethnic relations - 226 pages
National identity is often cited as a contributing factor to many of the world's worst trouble spots, for example the troubles in Israel, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. This book addresses the issue of how national identity differs from racial, ethnic and regional identity.

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Why do people feel loyalty to their nation, as well as to their family, region, class and religion? When is a healthy sense of national identity transformed into a virulent nationalism? What are the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Chapter 2 The Ethnic Basis of National Identity 5
19
Chapter 3 The Rise of Nations
43
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