The collection includes articles on the struggle and the interaction of two ideas, state sovereignty and the right of nations to self-determination. It reviews the evolution of political systems and different forms of nationalism, as well as their modern transformations, to identify common development trends, regional characteristics and vital outlook of the nation state. The authors explore the history and the formation of the basic concepts of national statehood and nationalism, especially in Europe, Asia, and Africa of the 20th and early 21st century.
This book is intended for specialists in history, political science, sociology, students and teachers of humanitarian institutions, as well as for anyone interested in issues of state sovereignty and the right of nations to self-determination.
This book is designed for specialists in history of state and law, comparative law studies, legal anthropology, Russian history, Eastern studies, historiography and source studies, political science and ethnic studies, as well as for students majoring in the aforementioned specialties.