History 160 - History 160 Nation Borders Ways in which we...

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History 160 18:26 Nation Borders Ways in which we categorize people  o Race o Citizens o Political beliefs  How does a nation come to understand itself as a nation? Similarities/ Differences?  How does it regulate?
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History 160 18:26 September 4, 2008 Introduction-      Key Terms and Concepts Nation or Nation-State     Political   concept which refers to an administrative apparatus deemed to have  sovereignty over a specific space or territory within the nation-state system  A system of  cultural  representations  Not a “naturally” occurring phenomena but contingent historical-cultural  formations  The political structure along with the symbolic dimensions of nation-states: o Change and endure o Creates idea of origins, continuity, and traditions; common past and future National Identity     Form of  imaginative identification  with symbols and discourses of the nation-
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Blackhawk during the Spring '07 term at University of Wisconsin.

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