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Culture in Agrarian Society
The Transition to an Age of Nationalism
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age of nationalism agrarian age agrarian society agrarian world agro-literate alism become blues bureaucratic central clerisy communication complex conspicuous continue counter-entropic crucial cultural differentiation cultural homogeneity Danegeld defined diaspora nationalism difference distinct division of labour doctrine dominant early industrialism economic effective egalitarian Elie Kedourie emergence engendered entropy entropy-resistant Ernest Gellner ethnic groups European eventually fact faith happens high culture human idea idiom important industrial society Islam Kant Kedourie kind language least less linguistic literacy literate low cultures Mamluk Marxism Megalomania minority mobility modern society modern world Muslim nationalist nationalist imperative nationalist principle nomic norm option peasants perhaps persist pervasive political boundaries political roof political units population potential nationalisms power-holders pre-industrial problem question reason rulers ruling Ruritanian sense shared culture situation social Somalis sometimes speak specialists specialized specific stratum survive sustained territory traditional tribal ture universal urban