Nationalism remains a predominant factor in the contemporary transnational and interdependent world. Kamenka's edited volume includes essays by some of the most creative analysts of modern politics. Herz's book compiles articles he wrote over a 30-year period, including his now classic essay on the evolution of the territorial state. Thürer's historical and analytical study surveys the sociology and law of the self-determination of peoples from the 1770s to the 1970s. Snyder's historical and classificatory survey synthesizes the thoughts of one of the most prolific writers on the subject and is a handy introduction. None discusses the bases of economic nationalism, the analysis of which is central to the understanding of today's international system.
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