Week 13-2 Nationalism (1)

Week 13-2 Nationalism (1) - phenomena: (1) the attitude...

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POLC 3020: Week 13 (2) China and the World - Nationalism - Nov. 17, 2010
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What is responsible for the nationalistic sentiment of the Chinese people in the mid-1990s? How can we understand the nature of Chinese nationalism? Is it directly linked to international aggression as the rise of nationalism is often associated with destructive and bloody warfare and ethnic conflicts in the third world? Describe three forms of Chinese nationalism. Pragmatism is one of the three patterns. What are the main characteristics of pragmatist nationalism? Questions
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The nation is the totality of men bound together through a common destiny into a community of character. Bauer The term nationalism is generally used to describe two
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Unformatted text preview: phenomena: (1) the attitude that the members of a nation have when they care about their national identity This raises questions about the concept of a nation (or national identity), which is often defined in terms of common origin, ethnicity, or cultural ties (2) the actions that the members of a nation take when seeking to achieve (or sustain) self-determination (or national interest) Nationalism • The Origin of Chinese Nationalism – Culturalism in traditional China – China’s defeat by Great Britain in the 1840-42 Opium War – The dream of a strong China ( 富国强兵 fu guo qiang bing) • The determination to restore China’s national grandeur is the crux of Chinese nationalism. Chinese Nationalism...
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