Weekend Reading 06/09/2017

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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 (prior@mail.h-net.msu.edu) and Justin Collier (collierjustin@gmail.com) about writing a blogpost. Follow us on Twitter @HNationalism.


Dear All,

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