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Warriors Honor Ethnic War and the Modern by Michael Ignatieff »

5 pages in length. According to Michael Ignatieff's Warriors Honor Ethnic War and the Modern, "nationalism does not simply 'express' a preexistent identity: it constitutes a new one. Nationalism is a fiction : it requires the willing suspension of disbelief" (Ignatieff 38). Examining this statement and analyzing ...
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American Nationalism »

A 12 page research paper that examines the topic of American Nationalism. This examination of American history discusses how nationalism evolved, from colonial times to the present and begins by defining "nationalism." Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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A History of Nationalism in Russia »

A 4 page research paper that examines the topic of Russian nationalism from an historical point of view. The writer argues that by examining the history of Russian nationalism, it is possible to gain insight into the continuing role that Russian nationalism has played throughout Russian history and particularly in ...
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Mexico's Identity Remaking »

An 18 page research paper that examines the Mexican Revolution and both Zapatista Movements (1920s and 1990s) and how they affected the spirit of Mexican nationalism. The writer offers an overview of the Revolution, nationalism and what experts feel is needed for a healthy Mexican identity and nationalism. Bibliography ...
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Cuba, Mexico, and Revolution Causes »

This 5 page paper considers the role of nationalism in the revolutions in Mexico and Cuba. The paper examines whether nationalism can be cited as the cause of these revolutions of just as an outcome, or if there are other factors such as poverty that can be blamed. The ...
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War is the Result of Nationalism »

A 5 page research paper that examines the problems that are inherent in nationalism. The writer discusses the two major forms of nationalism and demonstrates how much of the conflict that has characterized the twentieth century resulted from the tension between these two forms. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Eastern Europe after WWII, Nationalism, Ethnic Violence, Anti-Semitism »

This 6 page research paper consider the issues of nationalism, ethnic violence, and anti-Semitism in Central and Eastern Europe after WWII and argues that the Nazi surrender did not constitute a fresh beginning in regards to these factors as they continued after the war. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Societal Impacts and Influences of American Warfare »

A 9 page discussion of the impacts of war on American society during the early history of the country. Provides information regarding the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Mexican American War, emphasizing the needs of those that feel that they are oppressed to rise up against ...
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Impacts of Japanese Rule in Korea »

A 6 page discussion of the many impacts the Japanese had during their rule in Korea. This paper emphasizes the negativities of these impacts actually served to foster a strong sense of Korean nationalism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Introduction to West African History by Michael Crowder »

Michael Crowder's Introduction to West African history is an eye opening experience. With the background provided by Crowder of the colonial period, the escalation of Nationalism is understood within both the historical context and the social dynamics. This 5 page paper addresses the nature of British and French ...
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West, East, and Differences in Technology, Globalization, Nationalism, and Industrialization »

A 9 page series of responses to questions relating to the evolution of society and civilization. Discusses the industrialization of Europe and the U.S. in the Industrial Revolution and ties this discussion into the impacts of globalization which we are feeling today. Notes the importance of technology in ...
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French Revolution and French Nationalism »

A 12 page research paper that examines the basis of French nationalism within the framework of the French Revolution of 1789. French colonialism and the French Algerian war are discussed in this context. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Korea and Japan's Relationship »

A 3 page paper discussing the oppressive rule Japan held over Korea during the Japanese occupation 1910-1945. Japan ruled Korea with little regard for the nominal constitution and with the intent of eradicating everything Korean, including the language, from the soul of the Korean people they ruled. Though powerless to ...
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Frederick Douglass versus the Confederacy »

A 5 page research paper which examines how the antebellum South was viewed through the eyes of white Southerners and then through the eyes of ex-slave Frederick Douglass. Using the work of Drew Faust in his book on the development of Confederate nationalism, the writer shows how white Southerners considered ...
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Nationalism, Conservatism, and Liberalism During the 19th Century »

This 4 page paper relates the changes that occured in the 'isms' of conservatism, liberalism and nationalism in the 19th century. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Jackson J. Spielvogel on the French Revolution »

This 5 page paper relies on the textbook on Western Civilization by Jackson J. Spielvogel to explore the traditions of restoration, reform and revolution that defined the French Revolution. It then gives a brief definition of both liberalism and nationalism as they pertained to the French Revolution. No additional sources are listed. ...
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Overview of Major Events of Western Civilization »

A 5 page outline of several of the major events encompassed in Western Civilization. These extend from absolutism in Europe to the dissolution of the Cold War. The expansion of the world’s scientific knowledge, nationalism, revolution, industrialization are all identified as important factors in these events. Bibliography ...
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U.S. Definition of Patriot and Patriotism »

A 5 page argumentative essay that discusses how the words "patriotism" and "patriot" are defined in American culture. The writer argues that an examination of how "patriotism" is generally being used to promote war fever demonstrates that this brand of "patriotism" goes against the intent of the Constitution and should ...
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Nuclear Power and India »

A 15 page research paper which argues that the recent nuclear tests conducted in both India and Pakistan are seen by these countries as political bargaining chips in a dangerous game of nuclear bluff reminiscent of the cold war between the United States and the former Soviet Union. The writer ...
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Observations in History, Nationalism, and Military Strategy and Technology »

An 8 page address of six specific questions regarding the modern history as it began in the seventeenth century, the offense-defense theory in political sciences, dynastic v nationalistic wars, technological impacts to twentieth century warfare, the evolution of airpower between WWI and WWII and Germanys mistakes in WWI and WWII. ...
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Nationalism in the United States and the War of 1812 »

This is a 5 page paper. It discusses the war of 1812. What changes took place. 5 sources cited.
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Social Reform in Nineteenth Century India »

This 4 page paper discusses the relative benefits and negativities associated with the nineteenth century British colonization of India. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Europe During the 19th Century »

This 6 page report discusses several questions related to European development and international relationships in the 19th century. In the 19th century, the nations of Europe were confronted with a large number of “new” issues. In terms of politics and social issues but far more in terms of economics, ...
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Japanese Colonial Period and Korean Nationalism »

This 3 page paper discusses the period leading up to Japanese occupation and the degree to which nationlism was helped and hindered by the Japanese occupation and the subsequent split of Korea. Bibliography lists 0 sources.
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European History and Confrontation »

A 5 page paper discussing several of the most dramatic moments in European history in regards to military involvement and revolution. The books used in this examination are “The Challenge of The West,” by Lynn Hunt, “Nineteenth-Century Europe,” by Jan Goldstein and John Boyer eds., “Death's Men,” by Denis Winter, and ...
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Causes of War »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the true causation for war. Some theorists emphasize the material causes for war, that is, the desire for territory, economic factors, etc., while others focus on the ideological causes for war, that is, nationalism, religion, etc. There is seldom one specific cause that ...
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Autonomy and the Basques »

A 25 page paper arguing the thesis that the Basques are still waging an uphill battle for autonomy, desired since 711 A.D., and nationalism formally requested in the 1980s. The paper is divided into sections on Basque origins; social formation and politics leading to the 19th Century; 19th Century, ...
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