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Jordan Townsend 10/21/2009 Section: Monday 1pm Global Studies 1 “Nationalism: Five Roads to Modernity” – Liah Greenfeld Nationalism: an umbrella term in which national identity (or nationality) and consciousness Nationalism locates the source of individual identity within a “people” Seen as: o the bearer of sovereignty o the central object of loyalty o the basis of collective solidarity Single homogenous community are superficially divided by the lines of status, class, locality, and in some cases ethnicity The core idea of nationalism is the idea of “The Nation” The defining characteristics include: a group of foreigners, a community of opinion, community of elite, and a community of sovereign people. The term nation acquired a new meaning, representing that of cultural and political authority o Ex.) A high ranking Church Council member is defined as a person of high status by the members of this specific nation Nationalism was invented in England by 1600. England was “the first nation in the world."
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course GLOBAL 1 taught by Professor Gunn during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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