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Edward Arnold, 1994 - Foreign Language Study - 140 pages
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Peter Alter traces the origins of modern nationalism and analyzes its highly varied manifestations over the last 200 years. He discusses the social basis and organizational structure of nationalist movements, the glorification of the nation-state, and the arguments put forward by supporters and opponents of nationalism.

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About the author (1994)

Peter Alter, Deputy Director of the German Historical Institute, London and Professor of Modern History, University of Cologne.

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