Lecture 2 -- The World Before Nations and Nationalism

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/13/11 The World Before Nations and Nationalism
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6/13/11 Definitions Nation – a large mass of people who believe they have something in common, and who believe that commonality is a source of unity and cohesion. -- Language & Culture -- Civic Nations
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6/13/11 Definitions State – the legal system, administrative bureaucracies, political institutions, and governing class; the organs of government; not simply the current rulers or elected officials. -- multi-ethnic states
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6/13/11 Definitions Nation-State – A large territory inhabited by people who consider themselves to be of the same nation, and who are governed by their own members, customs, and laws – by their own state.
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6/13/11 Definitions Nationalism – roughly, the belief that each nation should govern itself; that your nation should not be governed by outsiders.
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6/13/11 A Look at the World before Nations and Nationalism Population Economic and Social Life Religion Language, Written and Spoken Political Power
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6/13/11 World Population through History
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6/13/11 Religion in Europe, 12th Century, C.E.
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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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