Chinese Nationalism: The State of the Nation

@article{Harris1997ChineseNT,
  title={Chinese Nationalism: The State of the Nation},
  author={Petersen Harris},
  journal={The China Journal},
  year={1997},
  pages={121 - 137}
}
  • P. Harris
  • Published 1 July 1997
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • The China Journal
It is not difficult to understand the worldwide upsurge of interest during the last decade in questions relating to the state, the nation and nationalism. The collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of new national states in its place; the fragmentation of Yugoslavia and the ensuing nationalist conflicts in the Balkans; evidence of ultra-nationalist sentiment in Russia, France and Germany; the systemic crisis affecting the national state in Africa; and unpredictable nationalist trends in… 

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