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Posted inCaucasus, Eastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Secession, History and the Social Sciences

2 April 2002 In secessionist crises, opposing concepts of nation-building clash, as do divergent interpretations of society and history. This book compares the intellectual responses given to the question of secession according to national contexts. The contributions to this book analyze processes of secession in terms of complex relations between political action and scientific knowledge.