We’re A’ Jock Tamson's Bairns*

Johnstone, Alan
http://www.countercurrents.org/johnstone110414.htm

Publisher:  Countercurrents
Date Written:  11/04/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16126

A nation is not a natural community that existed before the state, but that it's the other way round: the state existed first and then proceeded to impose on those it ruled over the idea that they formed a “nation”.