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Ethnic Challenges to the Modern National State by Shlomo Ben-Ami, Yoav Peled and Alberto Spektorowski pdf free download

Ethnic Challenges to the Modern National State by Shlomo Ben-Ami, Yoav Peled and Alberto Spektorowski pdf free download. In an essay on nationalism, Isaiah Berlin wondered about the failure of great thinkers to predict the central role that nationalism was to occupy in modern life. He attributed that failure to the much vilified Whig historiography with its vision of an enlightened and optimistic
world of progress.

Ethnic Challenges to the Modern National State by Shlomo Ben-Ami, Yoav Peled and Alberto Spektorowski pdf free download

Instead of appreciating the immanent forces of nationalism, he argued, the Whigs, like Lord Acton, preferred to dismiss them as ‘forces of moral destruction’. A century later, Elie Kedourie, in his book on nationalism, was still strongly committed to this morally dismissive attitude to the phenomenon, as if by denouncing it we can do away with it. Marxists were, of course, no less blind to the power of nationalism.

Ethnic Challenges to the Modern National State by Shlomo Ben-Ami, Yoav Peled and Alberto Spektorowski pdf free download

Modern nationalism tends to have a ‘bad press’. ‘Collective egoism’, ‘a paranoid individualism of the masses’, ‘a malignant fantasy’ – these are only a few of the adjectives it has attracted. We should not forget, however, that modern European nationalism was, in its early stages, closely linked with liberal and democratic movements. Nor would it be fair to ignore the fact that nationalism inspired important revolutions in this century and offered the only serious resistance to all forms of imperialism.

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