Weekend Reading 09/01/2017

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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 Huffington Post has a piece on nationalism as America’s required religion. The New Zealand Herald has a story about Derek Black the former White nationalist who chose to leave the movement. The Miami Herald has a story on the controversy surrounding an upcoming event at the University of Florida that will host White nationalist Richard Spencer. The Gainesville Sun has a similar story. CBS has a story on a White nationalist facing felony charges in connection with the torchlit rally that turned violent last month at the University of Virginia. ABC has a similar story. Education Dive has a story on how the rise of nationalism is impacting international education.

Politicsweb published an article on the crisis of African nationalism.

The Indian Express has an article on a letter written by former Navy chief Admiral to the Indian president expressing concern over religious hyper nationalism in India.

Daily Pakistan has a story on recent comments by a prominent Saudi Mufti sheikh during an annual Hajj sermon encouraging Muslims around the globe to avoid nationalism.

Asian Review has an article on Buddhist nationalism in Myanmar.

The Washington Post has a story on the nationalist sentiment in Turkey centering on an ancient battle where Turkish forces defeated the Greek Army.

Inquirer.net has an op-ed on Filipino nationalism.

Quartz has a story about a new fashion trend among Chinese youth that centers on nationalism. Asia Times has a blog post discussing Chinese ‘techno-nationalism’ and how it could impact the world.

Politicsweb has an op-ed examining African economic nationalism, particularly in South Africa.



Emmanuel Dalle Mulle and Justin Collier