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    in his classic essay “What is a Nation”, excluded religion, race, material interests, language, military necessity and even geography as suitable answers to his question. As an alternative, he argues, “a nation is a spiritual principle, the outcome of the profound complications of history” (quoted in Mehta, 1999, p. 187). In Ernest’s remark, more than anything else, the ‘spiritual principle’ included a specific outlook toward a shared history. In this case, a nation is fundamentally founded on the

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    The Building Of A Nation

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    The building of a nation is a complex and lengthy process. There is no step-by-step plan, nor a prescribed formula. It is a combination of features, structures and socially constructed norms. A ‘nation’ is an intrinsically ambiguous term. Questions consistently arise like, ‘who defines a nation?’ and ‘what defines a nation?’ The building of a nation explicitly links with the modern state, ethnicity and industrialisation. Ethnicity is a key feature of this and synonymous with identity, it is the most

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    Is Canada a Nation?

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    The concept of nationhood is a complex one. What makes a country a nation? What is a nation? In this essay, we will attempt to gain an understanding of what a nation is, and why Canada is in fact a nation, not merely because we meet certain criteria, but because we, as Canadians, believe it is so. To define the term “nation” is quite a challenging task. The Student’s Oxford Canadian Dictionary defines a nation as, “a community of people forming a state or inhabiting a territory” (Barber, et al

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    Mau In Nation

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    Nation is a novel by Terry Pratchett. Set on the Nation, a tropical island in the Great Southern Pelagic Ocean, a substitute for the South Pacific, the book details the events that follow a tsunami that causes widespread devastation across the Great Southern Pelagic. Mau, the protagonist, is a member of the community that inhabits the Nation. At the beginning of the novel, Mau is returning from a coming of age ritual on the nearby Boys’ Island, and survives the tidal wave whilst at sea. He returns

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    A Nation Essay

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    A Nation A nation is said to exist when it could traced its origins through the state, in which it associate itself with, histories. Additionally, the cultural elites must be established and well-versed in writing and speaking the national language. There must also be a valid reason for its claim on a certain territory. It is only when these three requirements are fulfilled will the international community consider their claim for a nation (Hobsbawm, 1990: 37). Disagreements, however, tend

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    The pressure placed upon multicultural often leads to questioning of its value and usefulness in building the Canadian nation. there have been far too many questionable call of ethics on behalf of the government in regardless to who has taken, or not been able to take up for role in the country. Historically we see this negative connotation follow distinct groups of people. Notably: Aboriginal with residential schools (thought interesting because they are now seen as founding peoples, yet the last

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    Celebration of nations is a festival that goes on every year in Rolla Missouri. This event involves a parade with flags representing more than 80 nations. This is an all day event. It celebrates different cultures and the whole community gets involved. The university, Missouri S&T is this host of this event. At the end of the parade there is always an announcer that explains the main purpose for the festival and welcomes each flag. They do this festival because several students from different

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    Kathleen Meserve Mr. Dalvet AP Literature and Composition 10 / 25 / 2017 CREATIVE TITLE Frank O’Connor’s “Guests of the Nation” is an ironic and tragic short story of two Englishmen who are held captive as collateral during the Irish War of Independence. Belcher and Hawkins are friendly hostages - they frequently argue, play cards, and discuss politics and religion with their Irish captors, Bonaparte and Noble. They behave as if they are unaware of the armed conflict that surrounds them. The shooting

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    across the globe, it proposes a potential threat to the very cultures we appreciate and wish to experience. While the terms nation and state are often used synonymously, they have very different denotations. A nation can be defined as a geographical location where the inhabits share cultural similarities and have a sense of nationalism for where they are from. The term nation is used to describe culturally identity and attachment to a certain state. The term state serves more of a politically and

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    A Rising Nation Summary

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    “A Rising Nation” Book Report “A Rising Nation”, by Kenneth C. Davis was published by Harper Collins in 2010. “A Rising Nation” would be most enticing to readers that have some previous knowledge of history in order to connect the information through history. This book may not provide new information for a scholar. However, they would be able to appreciate the more enjoyable format of the book compared to reading other texts. Kenneth C. Davis is a historian and an author from Mount Vernon, New

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