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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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The cue for my essay is the article published by Professor Godfrey Baldacchino, A Nationless State?
MB: In both Tenderwire and All Summer, identifies are likely to be false, doubled, or unstable, characters are amoral, nationless and historyless or in possession of entirely fabricated accents, histories, or nationalities.
However, linking Palestinian art to "other post-colonial cultural trends" rather simplifies a very complex situation of post- and neo-colonialism, occupation, and nationless art.
While the quote can be seen as alluding to the problem of being nationless and language-less, it also introduces another historical "omission," forced sterilization.
The child itself--who remains nameless, raceless (although dark-skinned), nationless, and genderless--is apparent but unheard.
We invent a countryless country, a nationless nation.