is a novel by Terry Pratchett
, one of his phenomenally popular "Discworld
" series. It was published in 1997
. In this story Pratchett coments on the jingoistic
nature of people, the desire to attack others for perceived ills to mask your own.
Jingo is also a legendary empress of Japan, wife of Chuai, the 14th emperor of Japan; see Jingo of Japan