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The Essay, What Is a Nation? Episode guide

  1. Europe

    5/5 Focusing on Europe, Michael Goldfarb asks if old ideas of nationhood are still relevant.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2012

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  2. Germany

    4/5 Exploring the Germans' long struggle to create a single nation from different entities.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2012

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  3. Bosnia

    3/5 Michael Goldfarb discusses the story of Bosnia's hot war and cold peace.

    First broadcast: 13 Jun 2012

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  4. The Kurds

    2/5 Discussing the Kurds, the world's largest ethnic group without a homeland of their own.

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2012

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  5. The US Scotch-Irish

    1/5 Links between Northern Irish Protestants and their blood relations, the US Scotch-Irish.

    First broadcast: 11 Jun 2012

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