3 edition of Asian Forms of the Nation (Nias Studies in Asian Topics , No 23) found in the catalog.
September 3, 1996 by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English
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Edited By Stein Tonnesson, Hans Antlov. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 23 October Author: Stein Tonnesson, Hans Antlov. The general tendency among theorists in nationalism and national identity has been to assume that the modernization process in Asia and Africa is a kind of distorted reflection of a Western precedent; Asian forms of the nation have rarely been seen as independent, alternative models.
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Asian forms of the nation. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon. MLA Citation. Tønnesson, Stein. and Antlov, Hans. and Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. and International Conference on "Comparative Approaches to National Identity in Asia".
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Nationalism, ideology based on the idea that the individual’s loyalty and devotion to the nation-state surpass other individual or group interests.
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