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Nationalism and War

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ISBN-10: 1107610087

ISBN-13: 9781107610088

Edition: 2013

Authors: John A. Hall, Siniša Malešević

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Has the emergence of nationalism made warfare more brutal? Does strong nationalist identification increase efficiency in fighting? Is nationalism the cause or consequence of the breakdown of imperialism? What is the role of victories and defeats in the formation of national identities? The relationship between nationalism and warfare is complex, and changes depending on which historical period and geographical context is in question. In Nationalism and War, some of the world's leading social scientists and historians explore the nature of the connection between the two. Through empirical studies from a broad range of countries, they explore the impact that imperial legacies, education,…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 383
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Sini#353;a Male#353;evi#263; is a Professor and Head of the School of Sociology at University College Dublin. His recent publications include The Sociology of War and Violence (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Identity as Ideology (2006).

Introduction: wars and nationalisms
Fighting for the Nation?:
Does national sentiment increase fighting efficacy? A skeptical view from the sociology of violence
Mercenary, citizen, victim: the rise and fall of conscription in the west
The Varieties of Nationalist Experience:
The state to nation balance and war
State violence in the origins of nationalism: British counterinsurgency and the rebirth of Irish nationalism 1969-72
When does nationalism turn violent? A comparative analysis of Canada and Sri Lanka
Empires and Nation-States:
Empire and ethnicity
The role of nationalism in the two world wars
Empire, ethnicity and power
Is nationalism the cause or consequence of the end of empire?
Obliterating heterogeneity through peace: nationalisms, states and wars in the Balkans
Empty Shells, Changed Conditions:
Internal wars and Latin American nationalism Miguel
War and nationalism: the view from Central Africa
Victory in defeat? National identity after Civil War in Finland and Ireland
When nationalists disagree: who should one hate and kill