With The Warrior's Honor and Virtual War, Blood & Belonging forms part of the acclaimed trilogy by Michael Ignatieff on the face of modern conflict.
In 1993 Michael Ignatieff set out on a journey to the former Yugoslavia, the Ukraine, Germany, Quebec, Kurdistan and Northern Ireland in order to explore the many faces of modern nationalism at its worst.
Modern nationalism is a language of blood: a call to arms that can end in the horror of ethnic cleansing. But it is also a language of belonging: a call to come home. In Blood & Belonging Michael Ignatieff explores both sides of nationalism in a personal odyssey that begins in the nightmare of the former Yugoslavia and ends with his return to his adopted homeland, Great Britain's disunited kingdom.
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"An immensely impressive meditation on the post-Cold War period... powerful and subtle" ( Library Journal)
"None of us should ignore this book. Its message is too important, too disturbing for it to pass us by" (Julia Neuberger)
" Blood & Belonging performs an important service" ( New York Times)
"Ignatieff is a reporter and thinker, and both his reportage and reflections are useful and often illuminating" ( Los Angeles Times)
'Vivid and readable... [It] provides unforgettable impressions of societies that are going in the wrong direction on the highway to brotherhood and unity' - Washington Post Book World
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Book Description Vintage Books USA, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99389517