Conclusion: From Deconstruction to Reconstruction

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Chapter 12 synthesises and synergises the chapters in this book. It looks into experiences that led to wars, state collapse and secession, and it indicates what lessons can be drawn. At the same time it looks forward into how, on the one hand, past mistakes could serve as education and help to remedy past mistakes, and on the other, the success of the new post-secession process of state building and national-identity reconstruction could be ensured.


National Identity State Building State Collapse Nation Building State Crisis 
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  • Redie Bereketeab
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  1. 1.The Nordic Africa InstituteUppsalaSweden

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