Lecture 9 -- The People and their Sovereignty

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/13/11 Nationalism, Sovereignty, and “the People” Wednesday, September 22
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6/13/11 Nations in the 19th Century: Background Democratic Revolutions of the late 18th Century l Conflict between “Liberals” and the “Ancien Régime” Birth of Romantic Nationalism in the early 19th Century à Challenges, mostly by small groups of intellectuals, to multi-ethnic empires
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6/13/11 Civic Nationalism in the 19th Century Civic Nationalism: Originally a “Liberal” Creed that the nation, meaning the people, have a natural right to rule. Stresses the rights of individuals (or at least individual men); allows for choice; centers on loyalty to a set of principles, not ethnicity.
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6/13/11 Ethnic Nationalism in the 19th Century Ethnic Nationalism: Originally a “Romantic” creed holding that a people united by heritage and common culture should rule themselves. Stresses rights of groups; sees nationality determined by birth.
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