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Table of ContentsForeword; Sir Nicholas Hytner.-Introduction.-Nation, National Identity Aand Nationalism.-National Theatres and State-Of-The-Nation Plays.-National Iconography.-Nations Under Duress.-Cosmopolitanism: Beyond The Nation.-Convivial Theatre.-Conclusion.-Further Reading.
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