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Spain, Bolivia, Iraq, and the Fallacy of the Nation-State

By Martin W. Lewis | September 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

This final posting on regionalism in Spain steps back to reexamine the concept of the nation-state. Spain constitutionally defines itself as a nation-state, insisting that all its citizens belong to the Spanish nation. But as we have seen, many are adamant that Spain is a country of multiple nations. Some sub-Spanish nationalists retain the

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