History: Nationalism Public

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Nationalism is one of the primary ideologies in any conversation about world politics. In recent years, Nationalism has dominated the political and media landscapes. Find out more about the roots of Nationalism in this course.


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Nationalism can be defined as a sense of belonging/community, usually based on people with shared features such as geography, religion and language. There can be cultural and political nationalism - leading to the idea of the Nation State.
'A true nationalist places his country above everything', said Charles Maurras. Other important thinkers in this area include John Jacques Rousseau, Giuseppe Mazzini, Johann Gottfried Von Herder and Marcus Garvey.
Nationalism has many faces. These include the sometimes competing values of Liberal Nationalism, Conservative Nationalism, Racial Nationalism, Expansionist Nationalism and Socialist Nationalism.
These Flashcards are an effective way to review the key terms, ideas and ideologies from this course on Nationialism. Explore the difference between primordialist and situationalist theories, for instance.
Use this quiz as a practical way to revise this Nationalism course. These questions will help you remember the key thinkers as well as the most important concepts. A useful way to prepare for exams.