H-Nationalism’s Weekend Reading series highlights recent and thought-provoking reviews, blog posts, brief articles, and op-eds. Have something to say about something you read? Feel free to respond here or contact David Prior (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Justin Collier (email@example.com) about writing a blogpost. Follow us on Twitter @HNationalism.
The Scottish Review has an op-ed by Gerry Hassan on challenging some nationalist myths about modern Scotland. Financial Times has a story about how Brexit has spurred a wave of nationalism in Northern Ireland. Bloomberg has a piece on how PM May’s Brexit message resonates with Scottish nationalists. AEI has an article positing a nationalist plan for climate change. National Review has a story on economic nationalism and the free market. DW has an article on the uniqueness of Scottish nationalism.
The Statesman has an op-ed about nationalism and India’s ruling Bhartiya Janta Party. The Hindu has a story on nationalism and its relation to mob mentality.
openDemocracy has a piece on the history of Oman’s drive to nationhood.
Daily Mail has a story on former President Obama’s recent warning about Trumpian nationalism. NPR has a piece attempting to explain the language of the Alt-Right White nationalist movement. Salon has an op-ed on the nationalism behind the new Wonder Woman film. The New American has a piece on Trump, globalism, and nationalism.
Countering Populism has a piece on French and German nationalism.
The Diplomat has a story on ASEAN’s challenges with nationalism.
The Guardian has a piece on the Catalan government’s announcement that it intends to hold a binding independence referendum next October.
For H-Nationalism, Conan Fischer reviews Volker Prott’s book The Politics of Self-Determination: Remaking Territories and National Identities in Europe, 1917-1923 (2016, Oxford University Press), which offers “a wide-ranging and multidimensional study of the politics of self-determination in the years following the First World War”.
Shota Kincha, Emmanuel Dalle Mulle, Kit Man, and Justin Collier