> Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2003 14:23:23 -0500
> From: "J Eddis" <eddis_top@...>
> Subject: Re: re Polish in Ukraine
> Citizens while their "nationality" was Ukrainian, Jewish, Lithuanian, or
> whatever. Stalin told Anders that only those with Polish nationality were
> allowed to join the Polish army he was forming. But Anders vowed to accept
> all Polish citizens regardless of their "nationality" and so, for example,
> the army included quite a few Polish Jews.
> This differentiation between citizenship and nationality was hard for me
> (born in Canada) to grasp because we tend to use the two terms
In Canadian terms, think of aboriginals and Quebecois. They are all
Canadian citizens, but many don't consider themselves to be Canadians,
and would resent being called Canadian. I dare say that there are Quebec
nationalists who would deny that they are even citizens of Canada even
though they have Canadian passports.