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Places of Memory

When I began my reading on the topics, I found myself a little lost initially. All the concepts that we have become familiar with over the course are present, however, this idea of “social memory” is a strange one. After … Continue reading

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Places of Memory

We create memories by attaching meaning to objects, symbols, etc. These things create a connection to a specific time or place in time. Because of these memories, we become nostalgic for these past moments and places in time. This is … Continue reading

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Nationalism

In Crimea a vote was held to determine whether they would secede from the Ukraine to join Russia or not. Crimea has long been an asset vied for by Russia and much of its population make up are Crimean-Russians. The … Continue reading

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Nationalism

What is the difference between nationalism and regionalism?  The term nationalism basically means that you are showing patriotism.  Having pride in your country.  A good example of nationalism would be the United States after September 11th, 2001.  Before the terrorist … Continue reading

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Nationalism and Regionalism

In Chapter 7, Painter and Jeffrey talk about nations, nationalism, and how both have evolved over time, going from simple definitions to becoming something complex and difficult to define. In talking about nations, there are three perspectives commonly used by … Continue reading

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Nationalism and Regionalism (and Crimea)

With nationalism and regionalism, I realize I have had confused regionalism for nationalism on a few occasions.  When I thought of the Yugoslavia issue, I thought that the identities within the territory would be considered that of regionalist rather than … Continue reading

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Nationalism and Regionalism

Chapter 7 explains how the understanding of the concept of a nation has changed over time, along with explaining nationalism and regionalism. There are three common perspectives used when viewing the concept of nations: primordial, ethno-symbalist, and modernist perspectives. The … Continue reading

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