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Kennedy and the Promise of the Sixties

Kennedy and the Promise of the Sixties (Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Kennedy and the Promise of the Sixties (Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002)

Rorabaugh, William. Kennedy and the Promise of the Sixties. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Print.

Nationalism has been a driving force in the still unfinished era of nation-building in East Central Europe. Conventionally traced to the late Enlightenment and the French Revolution, the rise of nationalism colored nineteenth-century understandings of democracy and provided fuel for aspirations to political independence. This volume brings together scholars from eight countries and focuses on nation-building and nationalism in East-Central Europe in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and is organized around the following themes: understandings of nation, understandings of nationalism, changes in nationalism, typologies of nationalism, the urban-rural cleavage, and the role played by intellectuals and other activists in the development of national movements.

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