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Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction
Author: Steven Grosby
ISBN 13: 9780192840981
ISBN 10: 192840983
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2005-11-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
List Price: $11.95

Throughout history, humanity has borne witness to the political and moral challenges that arise when people place national identity above allegiance to geo-political states or international communities. This book discusses the concept of nations and nationalism from social, philosophical, geological, theological, and anthropological perspectives. It examines nationalist conflicts past and present, including recent struggles in the Balkans and the Middle East. Above all, this fascinating and comprehensive work clearly shows how feelings of nationalism are an inescapable part of being human.