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1

What is a state?

Centralised set of institutions facilitating coercive power, Johnson et al

2

What is the only body that can control things within its self?

The state

3

Name a nation where boundaries and statehood is not always clear?

Abkhazia, Kosovo, Palestine

4

What is France and French an example of?

State and nation

5

What is an example of independence my needing a race?

Gorkhaland, many mixed ethnicities

6

Why do nations try and protect national beliefs?

Often trying to defend purity

7

What is a true nation state?

Iceland, nationals only occupy that area

8

Who wrote the book orientalism?

Edward Said

9

What does Anderson say about nations?

They are imagined communities