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Nationalism, a present danger? on the causes of the new secessionist movements by Peter Sager

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Published by Foundation for Democracy in Berne .
Written in English


  • Nationalism -- Europe.,
  • Dismemberment of nations,
  • Minorities -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1989-

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNationalisme, un nouveau péril?
StatementPeter Sager.
ContributionsTickle, Ian, Foundation for Democracy.
The Physical Object
Pagination31, 31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14789635M
ISBN 103859131699

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