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Does nationalism cause war?

Hutchinson, John (2018) Does nationalism cause war? OUPblog: Oxford University Press's Academic Insights for the Thinking World (04 Feb 2018). Website.

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Abstract

Nationalism is often blamed for the devastating wars of the modern period, but is this fair? Critics pinpoint four dangerous aspects of nationalism: its utopian ideology (originating in the late 18th century), its cult of the war dead, the mass character of its wars, and its encouragement of the break-up of states. I argue, however, that the case against nationalism is not proven.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: https://blog.oup.com/
Additional Information: © 2018 Oxford University Press; Online
Divisions: Government
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Departments > Government
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2018 11:06
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86860

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