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By James G. Kellas

Nationalism and ethnicity have continually been key components in state-building and within the break-up of states, and not extra so than on this planet this day. whereas there are lots of partial theories, there is not any coherent common idea which safely explains nationalism's political value and salience. during this comprehensively revised and up-to-date re-creation, James Kellas reports and assesses the most theoretical ways to the learn of nationalism which have been constructed inside a variety of disciplines. He introduces more than a few overseas case stories to provide an explanation for the facility of nationalism and ethnicity in politics, to spot the situations within which they flourish, and to guage a number of recommendations of lodging which were built to comprise ethnic conflict.

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