The Nature of Nationalism

@article{Kohn1939TheNO,
  title={The Nature of Nationalism},
  author={Hans Kohn},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  year={1939},
  volume={33},
  pages={1001 - 1021}
}
  • H. Kohn
  • Published 1 December 1939
  • History
  • American Political Science Review
Nationalism as we understand it is not older than the second half of the eighteenth century. Its first great manifestation was the French Revolution, which gave the new movement an increased dynamic force. Nationalism had, however, become manifest at the end of the eighteenth century almost simultaneously in a number of widely separated European countries. Its time in the evolution of mankind had arrived, and although the French Revolution was one of the most powerful factors in its… 

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