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Title The new nationalism and the First World War / edited by Lawrence Rosenthal (University of California, USA), Vesna Rodic (University of California, USA)
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
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 Modern History Library  940.311 N532    AVAILABLE    30550100573615
Descript xii, 195 pages : 1 illustration ; 23 cm
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Note "The New Nationalism and the First World War examines the rise of a new form of nationalism at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. At that time, a new conception of the nation emerged across the globe and as a result of various crises of imperialism and the rebuilding of nations that took place throughout the nineteenth century. Imperialism's ethnocentrism had defined the 'other' outside national boundaries. Now that dialectic turned inside as well, aiming to define a collective identity by seeking an 'enemy within.' Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this collection of essays examines the new conceptions of national identity present in nationalist movements across a variety of geopolitical contexts in pre-WWI years. It's dedicated to a transnational study of the features of the turn-of-the-century nationalism, its manifestations in social and political arenas and the arts, and its influence on the development of the global-scale conflict that was the First World War"-- Provided by publisher
Introduction -- 1. A Storm Before The Great Storm : New Faces of a Distinctly Twentieth-Century Nationalism / Lawrence Rosenthal and Vesna Rodic -- PART I. THE NEW NATIONALISM AND THE (RE) BUILDING OF NATIONS -- 2. Confecting A British National Identity / Rod Beecham -- 3. New Italian Nationalism / Andrea Ungari -- 4. Eliminationist Anti-Semitism at Home and Abroad : Polish Nationalism, the Jewish Question, and Eastern European Right-Wing Mass Politics / Grzegorz Krzywiec -- PART II. THE NEW NATIONALISM AND SHIFTING NOTIONS OF TRADITION -- 5. War Stares At Us Like an Ominous Sphynx : Hungarian Intellectuals, Literature, and the Image of the Other (1914-1915) / Eszter Balázs -- 6. An Affair To Be Remembered : Integral Nationalism Among France's Men of Letters / Vesna Rodic -- PART III. THE NEW NATIONALISM AT THE CROSSROADS BETWEEN EAST AND WEST -- 7. Imagining the Homeland : A Late Ottoman Construction of National Identity / Guldeniz Kibris -- 8. The Great European War and the Rise of Radical Shinto Ultranationalism in Japan / Walter A. Skya
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Political aspects
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects
World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes
Nationalism -- History -- 20th century
Nationalism -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century
Ethnocentrism -- Polital aspects -- History -- 20th century
World politics -- 1900-1918
Alt Author Rosenthal, Lawrence, 1949-
Rodić, Vesna
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