The Cauldron of Ethnicity in the Modern World

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The "melting pot" metaphor conveys an image of individuals from varied origins blending imperceptibly together. But when such ingredients as inequality, nationalism, or perceived injustice are added to the mix, the melting pot can become a seething cauldron. Manning Nash's examination of ethnicity in the postcolonial world offers insights into the ways that ethnic tensions are engendered and sustained. Ethnicity, Nash suggests, is formed by historical processes based on preexisting elements of society and culture. Notions ...

The Cauldron of Ethnicity in the Modern World 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226568676

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The Cauldron of Ethnicity in the Modern World 1989, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226568669

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