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Nationalism and secession in the Horn of Africa: a critique of the ethnic interpretation

@inproceedings{JacquinBerdal1999NationalismAS,
  title={Nationalism and secession in the Horn of Africa: a critique of the ethnic interpretation},
  author={Dominique Jacquin-Berdal},
  year={1999}
}
This thesis seeks to assess the relevance of existing theories about the origins of nationalism and investigate more specifically the claim that nationalism is rooted in ethnicity. It does so by examining the cases of Eritrea and Somaliland, which proclaimed their independence in May 1991 after seceding from the states to which they were formerly united. Having explained in the introduction why International Relations needs to take a closer look at the causes of nationalism, the second chapter… 
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