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Crown and country : nationalism and Britishness in Scotland, Australia and England

Wellings, Benedick Mark Edward


This thesis examines the ways in which Britishness has informed nationalism in Scotland, Australia and England. Nationalism is defined as the legitimation of a particular location of sovereignty, in which sovereignty can be vested in either the state or the people. This understanding is derived from the historical development of nationalism and the need to legitimate new or existing state structures in the novel social, economic and political conditions of the modern era. From 1707 the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d778765701d2


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