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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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Beaucage believes that he would take inclusiveness a step further by allowing a universal vote, as part of the process within the nationhood model, for the selection of the national chief.
Although I was not wholly convinced of this leap, it is well worth reading Jefferson's Call for Nationhood to weigh the evidence presented.
The nationhood that happened in 1948, however, was only a political beginning of a more profound process.
With its swirling subtexts of politics, death, love, rivalry, money and nationhood, the saga of Scotland's new parliament would make a wonderful opera.
Backed by the Nationhood Coalition of political parties, a senior politician of Indonesia's largest Golkar Party was elected speaker of the House of Representatives early Saturday.
Available now is an abundance of critical works and history books that address questions of identity, nationhood, and citizenship of the African American subject arising from the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and connecting to the contemporary cultural studies that it spawned in the academy.
Palestinians had a historical narrative, too, he discovered, and a viable claim to nationhood.
The great-unfinished project of post-settler nationhood is to convert illegitimate possession into legitimate belonging.
In doing so, he finds Marlowe a professional, "artistic scholar" who fashions an Ovidian career path which rivals that of Spenser as a poet and writer of English nationhood.
She had arrived in Pakistan earlier in the day for a state visit marking the country's 50th anniversary of independence and nationhood.
But many say that his legacy has been mocked by events in India since he died, and that the country urgently needs to look anew at his vision for the country he led to nationhood.
Yet the suggestion that any of these countries would willingly give up their nationhood is rubbish, as Tony Blair said yesterday.