The Social and Religious Meaning of Nationalism: The Case of Prussian Conservatism 1815—1871

@article{Avraham2008TheSA,
  title={The Social and Religious Meaning of Nationalism: The Case of Prussian Conservatism 1815—1871},
  author={Doron Avraham},
  journal={European History Quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={38},
  pages={525 - 550}
}
  • Doron Avraham
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Sociology
  • European History Quarterly
From the 1830s, Prussian conservatives started to contemplate the meaning of nationalism and national identity. The continuous efforts of liberals to bring about German national unification according to modern criteria, and the constant change in the social and economic structures, required the definition of nationalism on an alternative basis. In order to address the severe difficulties faced by society and to avoid national unification based on revolutionary foundations, Prussian… 
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