February 27, 2015

Let’s Split! A Complete Guide to Separatist Movements and Aspirant Nations, from Abkhazia to Zanzibar

Let’s Split!
A Complete Guide to Separatist Movements and Aspirant Nations, from Abkhazia to Zanzibar

Author: Christopher F. Roth
Price: $75.00
ISBN: 978-1-936117-99-4
Published: March 1st, 2015
634 pages
Printed on acid-free paper
Publisher: Litwin Books

This full color reference book is an entertaining and informative look at contemporary struggles for independence around the world. The separatist, nationalist, and independence movements described range from serious and violent to cheeky and imaginative, collectively revealing the passion that people feel about their identity and roots in a globalized world. This book will be a pleasure to anyone who is fascinated by geography and the world’s cultures. The author’s depth of knowledge and sense of humor are a unique combination. Includes maps and illustrations.

Chris Roth is a social-cultural and linguistic anthropologist with an interest in the symbolic politics of nationalism and ethnicity. He has worked extensively with indigenous groups in northern British Columbia and southeast Alaska and is the author of an ethnography of the Tsimshian Nation. He has also done research with and about New Age and paranormal subcultures in the U.S. and elsewhere.

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