nationalism

16 Aug 2013
The Yasukuni Shrine was established as the Tōkyō Shōkonsha in 1869 and renamed Yasukuni Shrine in 1879. This was immediately after the Boshin War – a...
14 Nov 2012
The case: The private life of a national heroTo mark the 70th anniversary of the death of the Turkish Republic’s founder, Kemal Atatürk, in November 2008,...
14 Nov 2012
The case: The Japanese New History Textbook controversyA textbook entitled New History Textbook (Atarashii Rekishi Kyokasho) was published by a committee...
20 Feb 2012
Nationalism is an ideology that involves the strong identification of a group of individuals with a political entity defined in national terms (i.e. a nation...
26 Jan 2012
Reverence and veneration of the national flag has long been profound in the United States, possibly more so than in many other countries. This reverence has...
26 Jan 2012
In many Western countries, the topic of illegal immigrants sits high on the political agenda. This is the result of an increase in illegal immigrants residing...
26 Jan 2012
Despite the fact that the particular circumstances of government funding for the arts will vary from country to country and should be researched carefully, the...
26 Jan 2012
The option to study past societies is present in most school systems, and is often compulsory at primary school and in the early years of secondary school....
26 Jan 2012
For 17 days every four years the Summer Olympics attract the world's attention and the host city gets immense media coverage. Yet many argue that the huge...
26 Jan 2012
At present all children born in the USA are automatically made citizens of the United States. This applies even if one or both parents are not themselves US...
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