Ethnonational Identities by S. Fenton, S. May

By S. Fenton, S. May

The prominence of ethnonational identities and routine is of accelerating curiosity and main issue in modern day global. however the nature and significance of those identities stay sick understood. Ethnonational Identities breaks major new floor by way of exploring the advanced dimensions of ethnonational id claims, their political mobilisation, and a large choice of comparative contexts during which they're stumbled on. together with case reviews from the Québécois to the Mäori and from Kashmiri nationalism to interethnic festival within the Caribbean, it may be learn through all people with an curiosity or involvement within the fields of ethnicity, nationalism and identification politics.

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