Lecture 14 -- Nationalism Unbecoming

Lecture 14 -- Nationalism Unbecoming - 6/13/11 Nationalism...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/13/11 Nationalism Unbecoming: Module Introduction Monday, October 18
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6/13/11 Review Module 1: Becoming National, 16th- early 19th centuries Module 2: Being National, 18th- mid 19th centuries Current Module: Nationalism Unbecoming, mid-19th to late 20th
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6/13/11 Historical Backdrop From the mid-19th to the late 20th centuries, nationalism became the dominant principle in global politics. From South America to East Asia, it became increasingly common for governments to express nationalistic ideas. These ideas also now moved beyond elite/literate circles and were embraced by “the masses.”
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6/13/11 Questions To what extent was the triumph of nationalism responsible for the rise in violence during this period? Did the rise of nationalism across the globe make the world more or less safe? Why is ethnic violence so commonplace in the modern world?
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Unformatted text preview: 6/13/11 Nationalism and Conflict: Major Themes Violence within states State-sponsored repression of minorities Separatists movements Competing notions of nationalism Violence between states Imperial competition (1870-1914) The Period of the Two World Wars (1914-6/13/11 Major Developments of the late 19th and mid 20th From Ethnography to Eugenics From categorization to evolutionary theory From natural selection to state-sponsored evolution The rise of mass culture The penny press; motion pictures; the radio, and television 6/13/11 Major Developments, Contd Totalitarianism & The Cult of Personality Submachine guns + mass culture Consolidation of the Modern International System (late 20th-century): existing states are presumed to rightly exercise uniform and exclusive sovereignty over...
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course HIST 374 taught by Professor Prior during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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Lecture 14 -- Nationalism Unbecoming - 6/13/11 Nationalism...

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