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" Nationalism is primarily a political principle, which holds that the political and the national unit should be congruent. "
The Past in Exile: Serbian Long-distance Nationalism and Identity in the ... - Page 22
by Birgit Bock-Luna - 2007 - 254 pages
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Symbols, Conflict, and Identity: Essays in Political Anthropology

Zdzis?aw Mach - 1993 - 297 pages
...links the cultural and the political components of nationalism even more strongly and argues that, nationalism is primarily a political principle which...the political and national unit should be congruent. . . . Nationalist sentiment is the feeling of anger aroused by the violation of the principle or the...
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Modern law and self-determination

Christian Tomuschat - 1993 - 347 pages
...5 It is this aspect which distinguishes ethno-nationalism from the other versions of nationalism. 6 "Nationalism is primarily a political principle, which holds that the political and the national unit should be congruent". E. Gellner, Nations and Nationalism, 1983, p. 1. 7 This aspect...
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Hopes and Shadows: Eastern Europe After Communism

James F. Brown - 1994 - 367 pages
...initiated Yugoslavia's collapse. Ernest Gellner has a definition of nationalism that is worth reproducing: Nationalism is primarily a political principle, which...the political and national unit should be congruent. Nationalism as a sentiment, or as a movement, can best be described in terms of this principle. Nationalist...
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Banal Nationalism

Michael Billig - 1995 - 200 pages
...specific form of consciousness. On the first page of Nations and Nationalism, Gellner asserts that "nationalism is primarily a political principle, which holds that the political and the national unit should be congruent" (1983, p. 1). According to Gellner, nationalism emerges only...
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Sozialgeographie alltäglicher Regionalisierungen: Globalisierung, Region und ...

Benno Werlen - 1995 - 464 pages
...Seite aufweist, die schließlich für nationalistische Bewegungen in besonderem Maße motivierend ist: "Nationalism is primarily a political principle, which holds that the political and the national unit should be congruent. Nationalism is a sentiment, or as a movement, can best be defined...
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Global Dangers: Changing Dimensions of International Security

Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Steven E. Miller, Director of Studies Center for Science and International Affairs Steven E Miller - 1995 - 370 pages
...organization." Ibid. Also similar are EJ Hobsbawm and Ernest Gellner, who define nationalism as "primarily a principle which holds that the political and national unit should be congruent." Hobsbawm, Nations and Nationalism since 1780, p. 9, quoting and adopting Gellner's definition. However,...
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Dynamics and Dilemma: Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong in a Changing World

Pin Yu, Pin Yü - 1996 - 263 pages
...Greater China. One interpretation comes from the classical definition by Ernest Gellner. He argues that nationalism "is primarily a political principle, which holds that the political and the national unit ' "Change in the Chinese Economic Area and Its Implication," sponsored by the East-West...
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Asian Forms of the Nation

Tonnesson Stein, Stein Tønnesson, Hans Antlov, Hans Antlöv - 1996 - 362 pages
...(Anthony D. Smith, National Identity, London: Penguin, 1991, p. 73) and by Ernest Gellner, who says that '[nationalism is primarily a political principle, which holds that the political and the national unit should be congruent' (Ernest Gellner, Nations and Nationalism, Oxford: Blackwell,...
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State, Nation and Ethnicity in Contemporary South Asia

Ishtiaq Ahmed - 1998 - 332 pages
...be nations by themselves. The modernity of nation and nationalism Ernest Gellner (1983: 1) asserts: 'Nationalism is primarily a political principle, which holds that the political and the national unit should be congruent.' The term originated during modernization and industrialization...
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From Subject to Citizen: Australian Citizenship in the Twentieth Century

Alastair Davidson - 1997 - 341 pages
...instrument of the people, and that makes it imperative to know clearly who constitutes the people: Nationalism is primarily a political principle, which...the political and national unit should be congruent. The struggles to make the state and the nation congruent have been at the root of much of the slaughter...
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