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The Politics of Living| Books

A major obstacle to diversity in nation-states is the grossly sweeping historical and political narratives that often underpin them. State power allows those in charge to define the nation and its structures with circular arguments that legitimise the territorial delimiting and historical disinheriting of peoples-who have cultivated those same territories for centuries. In the mid-twentieth century, as the modern colonial empires began to be

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