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    Nations and nationality are often seen as important identifying markers, unlike Empires which claim authority over a vast demographic of peoples and beliefs. Nationalism sought to centralize power through uniformity of a homogenous populace. For decades, the idea of the nation and nationalism have been used as a focal point for the West. The shift from Agrarian communities in the West to an industrial society was mainly fueled by the advancement of literature and education. Religion served as a

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    independence for many reasons. Nationalism being one because it gives people the idea that their nation deserves more than what is being given to them or not agree with with the form of rule from a controlling nation. “Nationalism is the ideology based on the premise that the individual’s loyalty and devotion to the nation-state surpass other individual or group interests, advocacy of political independence for a particular country ”(Webster 3). During the course of history nationalism has led many groups of

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    Nationalism could be a type of religion in some cases. Nationalism could be a kind of religion promoted by the state in order to help supplement obedience and conformity to the wishes of the state. Like all religions, nationalism tries to answer the problems of life, for instance, who the person is, from where do they come from, what is the person's legacy and etc. All these questions could sometimes be answered through nationalism and that’s why some people could be extremely nationalistic. Just

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    1. Nationalism fuels William’s actions to seek self-determination for Scotland; as a result of nationalism, William actively seeks freedom. Out of his sense of duty and sacrifice for the nation, although it began as a personal matter of the English killing his wife, he leads an initially successful peasant revolt against the English men, in order to be free from their clutches. For instance, before the Battle of Stalingrad, William inspires the peasants through a persuasive speech of how the English

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    What is Nationalism?

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    I agree that the main reason for formatting nation-states is nationalism. Nationalism can be defined as a combination of patriotism with sensation of nation, it includes patriotism and nation concepts (Hayes 1960: 2). Kohn (1955) defines nationalism as a state of mind, each person will be piety to their state highly because of their nation-state (Berberoglu 2004: 6). Nation-state could be defined as a group of people who have the awareness to community which share a common culture, past memory and

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    Causes Of Nationalism

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    forged the future of these counties. At a moment when the war had just started. Nationalism was a mindset, a smaller version of brainwash. It motivated people to excel in their respective tasks. Economic and politic have changed how each country identified themselves which lead them to choose between socialism and capitalism. It determined the effectiveness of their army, mindset culture and so on. The concept of Nationalism started in Europe, due to the war that was getting aggravated day by day due

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    The Untrue Of Nationalism

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    The term “nationalism,” without any context, typically brings to mind images of grandiose pageants and displays of patriotism, conflict between in-groups and out-groups, and general discord when the nationalist sentiment escalates into an all-out conflict, whether simply ideological or more physically violent. Nationalism, a term which often caries an undesirable connotation, is typically defined simply as an association or pride in one’s nation which includes a feeling of belonging and identity

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    The Pursue Of Nationalism

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    Nationalism claims that a person’s identity is obtained from their nation. This ideology dictates that citizens share a “common language, shared cultural traditions, and sometimes religion.” Its presence allowed citizens to acquire an identity during a time of growing frustration towards the changing social order and political borders that reforms (political and intellectual) and revolutions left behind. Despite the variability of reforms and revolutions, nationalism has remained static and can

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    The relationship between personhood and nationalism is a complex and contended discussion. There is extensive theory surrounding the contested understanding of the ways personal identity and (national) social identities are mutually informed. It can be argued that nationalism plays a role in shaping the personhood, as personal identity draws on the cultural aspects of national identity and integrates these ideas into individual self-understanding (Hearn 2007). Through ethnographic case studies, this

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    Nationalism and Imperialism are two important yet distinct ideologies that have shaped the geopolitical world. Both have led to the annexation of lands and the formation of national borders. Nationalism and Imperialism can be viewed as two ends of a spectrum of patriotism, with nationalism on the weak end and imperialism on the strong end. In terms of global significance, imperialism, as a force of domination, subjugation, and exploitation, is more important than nationalism. Nationalism can be

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