Just to publicise this exellent article from Tom Nairn produced on the website for Open Democracy who themselves are the people behind the exellent OurKingdom blog.
Globalisation and nationalism: the new deal by Tom Nairn.
The map of world statehood is creatively fissuring, as globalisation accentuates difference and breeds self-confident ambition among its underlings and marginals. The process, says Tom Nairn's extraordinary Edinburgh Lecture, heralds the retreat of the "body-builders' club" of would-be great nations and the "emergence of new, smaller communities of will and purpose - the nations of a new and deeply different age"
For the full article click here. Plenty in there to interest the Cornish.