Indian Nationality
Coherent Identifier 20.500.12592/13c502

Indian Nationality




INTRODUCTION ix The third dominating conception of the West is the conception of the Nation as the surest foundation for the organisation of the State ; and the Nation we think of as a body of people bound together by such a multitude of common.interests and common thoughts that they easily and naturally understand one another the they are conscious of ' belonging together ' that they readily a [...] The conception of the Nation is the latest-born and also the least obvious and natural of the distinctive conceptions of western civilisation. [...] Again the western conception of Law as representing the common will capable of being modified freely by that will and applicable to every member of the community equally has never been accepted in India—or indeed in the greater part of the world Like the Saxon or the Bavarian in the sixth century the Indian citizen is born into one body of law or another and must always be judged by it in m [...] The preservation of natiimality depends on the preservation of the social and political institutions of the populations forming the nationality. [...] According to the authorities the Slovak language is particularly rich in song-literature and the efforts to preserve it are a blessing to literature in general; and now that the existence of the language is not a danger to Magyar policy the literature of the world will be enriched.

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