From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
"In "What Is a Nation?" Ernest Renan states what has become one of the most famous and enduring ideas of nationalism. "Forgetfulness, and I would even say historical error, are essential in the creation of a nation.""--Sholem Stein
"Revulsion against nationalism is strongest in Europe: nationalism repeatedly led to war."--Exodus: How Migration Is Changing Our World (2013) by Paul Collier
Nationalism is a belief, creed or political ideology that involves an individual identifying with, or becoming attached to, one's nation. Nationalism involves national identity, by contrast with the related construct of patriotism, which involves the social conditioning and personal behaviors that support a state's decisions and actions.
- Nation state
- Historiography and nationalism
- Internationalism (politics)
- Nationalism and sport
- Romantic nationalism
- What is a Nation?