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13.3.08

Globalisation and nationalism: the new deal

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 herePlenty in there to interest the Cornish.

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