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nation

noun captive nation, commonweal, commonwealth, confederation, county, developed nation, dominion, kingdom, land, nationality, possession, power, province, realm, territory
Associated concepts: comity, free trade, international law
See also: nationality, polity, populace, population, public, state
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The failure of the intifada to produce the coveted state helped propel a sector of Palestinian society (initially supported by Israel because of their anti PLO rhetoric) who advocated religious Islamic ideology rather than the secular PLO version of Palestinian nationalism.
For Snay, civic nationalism denotes devotion to a territorial state motivated by ideas of common citizenship.
Martin van Bruinessen delves into a critical analysis of "Mem u Zin", considered a national Kurdish epic while Hamit Bozarslan and Nelida Fuccaro tackle respectively the development of Kurdish nationalism in Turkey and Syria.
Wa'ad member Ebrahim Al Derazi said the conference would bring all the six political societies together to seek ways to enrich the idea of nationalism in the country.
Snay also argues that while the Fenians were not directly derived from the Civil War as the other two groups were, the partisan nature of Reconstruction-era politics and concurrent events in Great Britain made the period ripe for such an expression of Irish-American nationalism.
Though Canadas of the Mind, like Nationalism in Canada, is diverse both in the kinds of expertise it draws upon and in the outlooks expressed, it is based much more on the discipline of history than our book was.
Firstly, using Gerard Delanty and Anthony Smith's theories, I give a concise definition of Kurdish national identity that shows the main goals of Kurdish nationalism; secondly, I discuss why Kurdish nationalism and its identity were so important for Saddam's regime to be destroyed; thirdly and finally, I argue for what reason I believe that Anfal cannot be reduced to the term genocide, but should also be considered a kind of natiocide of Kurds.
These are the relative objectivity of modernity and the subjectivity of antiquity; the universality of the national character of nations and the particularity of individual identities; and finally, the political richness of nationalism and its philosophical poverty.
Canadas of the Mind: The Making and unmaking of Canadian Nationalism in the Twentieth Century Norman Hillmer and Adam Chapnick, editors McGill-Queen's University Press 336 pages, hardcover ISBN 9780773532724
Irish Freedom: The History of Nationalism in Ireland.
Nationalism, in particular ethnic nationalism, has been responsible for some of the world's greatest atrocities in the last hundred years.
32) One should also hasten to note that the politics of a diasporized state would undercut not only separationist forms of Zionism but also any other nationalisms, including Palestinian nationalism, understood as projects making simple equations between demography and territory, as projects aiming at establishing hegemonic control over state mechanisms.