self-determination

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self-determination

the right of a nation or people to determine its own form of government without influence from outside
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Among the Marxists, of course it was primarily Lenin who conceptualized the 'right of nations to self-determination' going beyond Marx and Engels as the early two Marxists did not have much conception about the connection between class oppression and national subjugation, except in the case of Ireland.