Weekend Reading 07/10/2020

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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 Herald Scotland has an article about how British nationalism is taking the place of traditional unionism. Metro has a piece about a group of Scottish nationalists holding a protest near their border warning the English to stay away. The Article has an opinion piece asserting that English nationalism is a threat to the union. 

The Nation has an op-ed covering Trumpian nationalism and the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis in the US. Business Insider has a story about how Biden’s new “Buy American” plan compares to Trump’s “America First” brand of economic nationalism.

The Hill published an op-ed article focusing on Western nationalism's embattled “icons” Trump, Johnson and Netanyahu. 

Asia Times published an opinion article about why PM Modi’s attempt to tap into Indian nationalism in response to a recent territorial conflict with China will not work. 

Straits Times has an op-ed about South-east Asian countries navigating the techno-nationalist 5G competition between the US and China.

The Jerusalem Post has an op-ed about racism, antisemitism and nationalism.

Balkan Insight has an article looking at rising nationalism 25 years after the Srebrenica genocide.

Medical Xpress has an article about how 'vaccine nationalism' threatens access to COVID-19 treatments. The Conversation also has an article about countries hoarding vaccines and nationalism. 

Brookings has a blog post about economic nationalism and the coronavirus. 




The National Interest has a review of John Connelly’s book From Peoples into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe Princeton University Press, 2020.




Justin Collier