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Unformatted text preview: Israel; only a legal state for 60 years, but has been a nation for thousands of years How are you included in a nation-by blood?.genes?.culturally-constructed? Inclucsion or exclusion; do these factors include you in a nation or exclude you? Nations characteristics-shared culture,shared sense of past, shares suffering unifies ( united states has been closest in late 2001/9-11 brought us all together) religion, land area/homeland, something for which people will die nation becomes an ideology. Largely comes out of Europe( the concept) German philosophers of national identity-influenced development of concept of nation and nation-state in Europe-Herder ( german language is ancestral language; which unifies people)-Humboldt( spirit of a nation) we didn’t really have a nation until the printing press; industrial revolution. It allowed us to share ideas and realize that other people had the same ideas....
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course ANTH 3303 taught by Professor Hadder during the Spring '11 term at Texas State.
- Spring '11