Building a Nation

Érika Pani is a research professor at the Center for Historical Studies at El Colegio de México, where she works on the political history of Mexico and the United States during the nineteenth century. In this video, Professor Pani attempts to answer the question, "what is a nation?" She discusses issues of community, common identity, and a shared history.

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