Stateless Nations: Western European Regional Nationalisms and the Old Nations

Stateless Nations: Western European Regional Nationalisms and the Old Nations

by J. Friend

Hardcover(2012)

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Overview

Why are regional nationalisms threatening the old nations? This book explores examples such as why Scotland might become independent, why Wales wants more autonomy, and why Catalonia emphasizes its distinctive language and institutions but does not want separation from Spain. Stateless Nations explores the historical roots of modern nationalisms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230361799
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

JULIUS W. FRIEND Former Professorial Lecturer of History, George Washington University, USA, where he taught History for many years. He was Chairman for Francophone Area Studies at the U.S State Department Foreign Service Institute, and has lectured at Harvard, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins SAIS, and many other universities.

Table of Contents

Scotland Wales Catalonia The Basque Country and Galicia Flanders, with or Without Belgium The French Exception Carriers of Identity The Stateless Nations and the European Union Conclusion

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