The Two Faces of Nationalism

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Introduction The nineteenth century saw the rise and fall of many conventional rulers, kings as well as aristocratic political advisors and parliamentarians sustain a power for majority of the areas in Europe. Having said that, the nineteenth century also recorded tremendous advancements social and industrial and also marked some of the most consistently harmonious eras in history. Some of the marked advancements in Europe that took place in the 19th century include the Industrial Revolution that was initiated in the latter half of the previous century and took a full swing in the 19th century by expanding into regions of Germany, Italy and Netherlands in Europe as well as the United States and Japan. Russia also experienced major changes due to the industrial revolution at the beginning of the 19th century. Perhaps the biggest social change that was brought about in the 19th century, in my opinion, was the replacement of the manual and animal labor by the machines. This was perhaps the biggest expanse of social change that had occurred since the Agriculture Revolution over thousands of centuries ago. Needless to say that they Industrial Revolution is still in full swing and continues to evolve, however, it still has recorded its highest penetration and impact in the 19th century due to the stark contrast it brought to everyday life from what it had been previously. In this paper, we will discuss two European nation states Italy and Germany we will conduct a comparison of
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