This is a very useful collection of articles on a wide selection of nationalisms from a variety of disciplinary perspectives by experts from various countries and fields of expertise ... [The authors] often provide a unique perspective not widely available in English ... Scholars in several specialties interested in various types and issues of nationalism ... will find [the collection] intellectually stimulating and rewarding.Nationalism is the only ideology of statehood legitimization accepted worldwide ... Today, all the extant states ... define themselves as nation-states. A state to continue to exist, it has to construe itself as a nation-state, and its claim to this end has to be recognized by other nation-states. States that cease to be perceived by its inhabitants and the international community as genuine nation-states are doomed to disappearance ... or would face secession ... Better understanding of nationalism means improved comprehension of human societies ... their internal dynamics, and relations among them. This is the very heuristic goal, which guided the compilation of Nationalisms Across the Globe ... We hope that the reader will find [the volume] to be ... an invitation to participation in the global discourse on nationalism.