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The Emperor Is Naked: On the Inevitable Demise of the Nation-State

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The invention of the nation-state was the crowning achievement of the Sykes-Picot Agreement between the United Kingdom and France in 1916. As a geostrategic move to divide, defeat, and dismantle the Ottoman Empire during World War I, it was a great success and the modern colonial borders of the Arab nation-states eventually emerged in the course of World War II. Today, as nations are reconceiving their own postcolonial interpolated histories, Arab and Muslim states are becoming total states on the model of ISIS with Iran, ...

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The Emperor Is Naked: On the Inevitable Demise of the Nation-State
2020, Zed Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781786995650

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Emperor Is Naked: On the Inevitable Demise of the Nation State
2020, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781786995643

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