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Nov 2 Powerpoint Notes - Ethnicity Identity based on...

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Ethnicity Identity based on cultural traditions of homeland, place Ethnicity vs. race Multi-ethnic states “Melting pot,” “salad bowl” Nationalism Ethnic conflict Survivor in Rwanda
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Chechnya Kurdistan East Turkistan Tamil Eelam Nationality – identity w/ a group of people who share a Nation-state Idealized concept? Ethnic groups seeking nationhood Kurds, Chechens, Tamils, Uighurs Uighurs in Xinjiang, China
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Xinjiang: A Resource-Rich Frontier
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Xinjiang breaks into violence, 2009
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Ethnicities into Nationalities in Europe Collapse of Yugoslavia leads to 6 (or 7) independent countries; not everyone is happy… Pre-WWI Post-collapse of Soviet Union 1914 2010
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1600s – Russia tries to conquer Chechens 1859 – incorporated into Russian empire 1922 – Soviet republic WWII exile 1991: independence? 1994: Russia invades; 1
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course GEOG 150 taught by Professor Megstreiff during the Fall '10 term at Cal Poly.

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