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History, Nationalism and France’s Role in the Second World War

History is one of the battlegrounds of nationalist movements. In their attempts to naturalize the nation and to control who belongs to it, nationalists mythologize some events while silencing others. In France, the return of nationalism in last year’s elections is indicated by the place that the pretended need for a “roman national” occupied in the electoral debates.

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“…The Czechs and the Jews, enemies of our nation”

How did it happen that the Jews and the Czechs were labelled as the “enemies of the Slovak nation” by its highest authority and member of the Church at the same time?