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  • noun Plural form of nationalism.


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  • I see the other individual "nationalisms" within the UK as looking to separate from the united body rather than to work alongside it.

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  • I am not familiar with Mischa's thesis but I am ready to bet that most of the "nationalisms" it deals with are varieties of imperialism or ethnic exclusivism. TRANSLATION IN RUSSIA.

  • "nationalisms," and sketches in his dispersed sympathies the coming of the world-state.

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  • Huget encapsulated the worst of parochial nationalisms.

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  • Was it economic crisis, political liberalization, the revival of minority nationalisms, cutthroat electoral competition, the greed of the local nomenklatura, the inept application of force by the central authorities, or the inherently fragile structure of the Soviet ethno-federation?

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  • Any strategy to contain minority nationalisms must consist of two elements: force and economic inducements—in the Russian phrase, the whip and the gingerbread.

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  • The Soviet Union was torn apart by a resurgence of minority nationalisms.

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  • Which really means they are fleeing the authorities--the religions, nationalisms, ethnicities, biological and social sciences and their academies--presuming to define our identities for us.

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  • In short, the wave of miniature nationalisms that swept russia in the early 1990s had less to do with distinctive cultures and historically rooted identities than with bargaining over resources.

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  • Or, in another metaphor common at the time, minority nationalisms were what bubbled over when the end of the cold war knocked the lid off “a cauldron of long-simmering hatreds.”

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