Nationalism and Economic Development in Modern Eurasia
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This book advances a new theory of why nationalism emerged in the modern world. In particular it explains why nationalism and economic development are closely linked, and why warfare plays a crucial role in the spread of the nation-state system. It is based on qualitative and quantitative evidence over the period 1600 to 2000 for seven countries - Great Britain, France, Germany, Yugoslavia, the United States, Japan and Chinashow more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 11 black & white illustrations, 29 black & white tables, 11 black & white line drawings
  • 1138904872
  • 9781138904873

About Carl Mosk

Carl Mosk is Professor of Economics at the University of Victoria, Canada.show more

Table of contents

Preface Part I Nationalism, Economic Development, and Warfare 1. Progress 2. Tribalism, proto-nationalism, and nationalism 3. Ideology and nationalism 4. Lethality at lower prices: How the American system of manufactures and mass production shaped modern warfare Part II Europe 5. Great Britain, 1600-1850 6. Germany, 1800-1945 7. Yugoslavia, 1920-1990 Part III Asia 8. Japan, 1800-19459. China, 1900-2000 Part IV Implications and conclusions 10. Under the Shadow of the Hemoclysm 11. Conclusionsshow more