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nationhood

nay shuhn hood

  • n  the state of being a nation

  • FOR sheer and pervasive fervor, the love of nationhood has no equal among contemporary political passions.
  • Taking two more strides towards practicing nationhood last week, the newly formed British West Indies federation got its first Governor General and chose a site for its capital.
  • And the passion for nationhood has swung between eras of consolidation and fragmentation: the single-state world of the .
News & Articles

  • Egypt’s Crisis Signals the Unraveling of Yet Another Arab Nation-State
    When British and French diplomats sat down to draw the boundaries of the modern Middle East, one country required no ruler and compass to define it. People lived in Egypt 10,000 years before the birth of Christ. The specific civilization that left behind the Giza pyramids dates to 2,700 years B.C., and a sense of nationhood was embedded so deeply along the shores of the Nile that the quip of an ...
    July 2, 2013 - Time.com via Yahoo! News
  • Vietnam veteran gets new medals
    As America celebrates the anniversary of its independence on July 4, a somber fact underlies the holiday of parades and picnics. The United States of America gained its nationhood in a revolution paid for by the sacrifices of soldiers, Marines and sailors.
    July 2, 2013 - Peninsula Clarion
Quotes

  • Stephen Harper in AFP
    He symbolizes a generation of Canadians who, in many ways, were the authors of modern Canadian nationhood,Harper said of Babcock. "When Canada went to war in 1914 we were widely perceived as a mere colony of Britain. By the end of the war,...
  • Thomas Jefferson in Before It's News
    In his 1992 article, "within the next hundred years," Talbott wrote, "nationhood as we know it will be obsolete; all states will recognize a single, global authority."
  • Barack Obama in Chicago Sun-Times
    I apologise not only to the Sikh community but to the whole nation, because what took place in 1984 is a negation of the concept of nationhood enshrined in our [Indian] Constitution. I am not standing on any false prestige. On behalf of our... Manmohan Singh http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manmohan_Singh&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH6ZyRkwy1bOgMraS9dZn9q9TYvkg Panthic Weekly http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.panthic.org/news/126/ARTICLE/1666/2005-08-14.html%3Fsid%3D490979b053a792eeb6d4c3a5fdc53e90&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEoZ7TyX8-M52iz03n31kai7g7snw Aug 21, 2005 66677 88769 nationwide I have already directed my economic team to come up with an economic recovery plan that will mean 2.5 million more jobs by January of 2011," Obama said in his address. "It will be a two-year, nationwide effort to jumpstart job creation in...

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