Unions, States and Nations

A Historical Perspective

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Abstract

This essay considers the current difficulties faced by political unions in the light of historical unions. It challenges the domination of the concept of the unitary nation state as the hallmark of modernity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-41
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Academy Review
VolumeAutumn 2017
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

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Nation-state
Modernity
Political Union
Historical Perspective
Domination

Keywords

  • Political Union
  • European Union
  • Brexit
  • Scottish Independence
  • Catalonia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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Unions, States and Nations : A Historical Perspective. / Frost, Robert Ian.

In: British Academy Review, Vol. Autumn 2017, No. 31, 11.2017, p. 36-41 .

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