This book explores the place of nationalism in the modern world. It looks at the relationships between nationalism, politics and states, explores the rise of minority national movements and the problems they cause, and discusses the problems of national integration in particular countries. It analyses the problems in a general and thematic way and includes a number of important case studies.
1. Nationalism, Self-Determination and the World Political Map: An Introduction 2. Nationalist Ideology and Territory James Anderson 3. Nation-State Building in a ‘Newly-Industrialized Country’: Reflection on the Brazilian Amazonia Case 4. Marxism and Self-Determination: The Case of Burgenland, 1919 5. Toward a Geography of Peace in Africa: Redefining Sub-State Self-Determination Rights 6. National Integration Problems in the Arab World: The Case of Syria 7. Problems in Combining Labour and Nationalist Politics: Irish Nationalists in Northern Ireland 8. Self-Determination for Indigenous Peoples: The Context for Change 9. Evolving Regionalism in Linguistically Divided Belgium 10. Nationalism, Social Theory and the Israeli/Palestinian Case 11. Ethnoregional Societies, ‘Developed Socialism’ and the Soviet Ethnic Intelligentsia 12. The Occurrence of Successful and Unsuccessful Nationalisms 13. Minority Nationalist Historiography