|Titolo della pubblicazione ospite||The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism|
|Numero di pagine||5|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2016|
The expulsion of entire communities or parts of a population from the territories where they live is not a new phenomenon in human history. Nonetheless, it has acquired a dramatic importance since the nineteenth century, with the rise of nationalism and the consequent conception of the nation-state as a political entity that could no longer be defined primarily by the authority of a monarch, but rather by shared language, religion, history, culture, and therefore fate.
- Ethnic cleansing