Skip to content

Nationalism and the State

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0226074145

ISBN-13: 9780226074146

Edition: 2nd

Authors: John Breuilly

Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Since its publication this important study has become established as a central work on the vast and contested subject of modern nationalism. Placing historical evidence within a general theoretical framework, John Breuilly argues that nationalism should be understood as a form of politics that arises in opposition to the modern state. In this updated and revised edition, he extends his analysis to the most recent developments in central Europe and the former Soviet Union. He also addresses the current debates over the meaning of nationalism and their implications for his position. Breuilly challenges the conventional view that nationalism emerges from a sense of cultural identity. Rather,…    
Customers also bought

Book details

Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 482
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
Social and intellectual bases of nationalism
Social bases of nationalist politics
Sources and forms of nationalist ideology
Varieties of nationalism (i) In a world without nation-states
Prelude to nationalism: religious and national oppositions in early modern Europe
Unification nationalism in nineteenth-century Europe
Separatist nationalism in nineteenth-century Europe
Separatist nationalism in the Arabworld
Approaches to anti-colonial nationalism
Anti-colonial nationalism: two case studies
Sub-nationalism in colonial states
The colonial state and nationalism
Reform nationalism outside Europe
Varieties of nationalism (ii) In a world of nation-states
Separatist nationalism in the new nation-states
Nation-building and nationalism in the new states
Unification nationalism and the new nation-states
Reform nationalism in the old nation-states
Separatist nationalism in the developed nation-states
Nationalism in contemporary east-central Europe
Appendix: Approaches to nationalism Chronologies for the major case studies
Bibliographical essay