After Independence: Making and Protecting the Nation in by Lowell Barrington

By Lowell Barrington

The majority of the prevailing paintings on nationalism has headquartered on its function within the construction of latest states. After Independence breaks new flooring by means of interpreting the alterations to nationalism after independence in seven new states. This leading edge quantity demanding situations students and experts to reconsider traditional perspectives of ethnic and civic nationalism and the department among primordial and constructivist understandings of nationwide identity.

"Where do nationalists move when they get what they wish? we all know fairly little approximately how nationalist events remodel themselves into the governments of latest states, or how they could turn into rivals of latest regimes that, of their view, haven't taken the self-determination force a long way adequate. This stellar assortment contributes not just to comparative theorizing on nationalist activities, but additionally deepens our realizing of the contentious politics of nationalism's final product--new countries."
--Charles King, Chair of the college and Ion Ratiu affiliate Professor, Georgetown college university of overseas Service

"This well-integrated quantity analyzes very important variations of nationalism-postcolonial and postcommunist-in a sober, lucid means and may gain scholars and students alike."
--Zvi Gitelman, collage of Michigan

Lowell W. Barrington is affiliate Professor of Political technology, Marquette University.

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Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Clauss’schen Rassenpsychologie (Leipzig: Thieme, 1937); Kurt Rau, Untersuchungen zur Rassenpsychologie nach typologischer Methode (Leipzig: Barth, 1936); and Ottmar Rutz, Grundlagen einer psychologischen Rassenkunde (Tübingen: Heine, 1934). 6 Günther, Rassenkunde des deutschen Volkes; and Ludwig Ferdinand Clauss, Rasse und Seele. Eine Einführung in den Sinn der leiblichen Gestalt, 3rd ed. (Munich: J. F. Lehmanns, 1933). 7 Günther, Rassenkunde des deutschen Volkes, 197. 8 Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, “Anthropologische Forschungen in Südindien,” Anthropologischer Anzeiger 6, 1 (1929), 64–85; Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, “Die Indien-Expedition des Staatlichen Forschungsinstituts für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig.

39 Due to the importance of the Czech military industry to the German war effort, however, German administrators were cautious not to stir up protest among the Czech population, and thus proceeded in a much less open and less brutal way than in the Posen and Danzig areas. The completion of the “Germanization” of Bohemia and Moravia––the resettlement of large parts of the Czech population––was postponed until after the war. 40 Both Egon von Eickstedt and Rudolf Hippius sought to apply the German “Race Psychology” and Its Implementation 35 results of their research in the German borderlands of Central Europe: Eickstedt’s major research project from the mid-1930s, the “Racial Study of Silesia,” tried to show that, contrary to Polish claims, the Silesian population was of predominantly “Nordic” stock.

It postulates that these characteristics or mental traits are linked to races in a hereditary and naturally determined fashion, thus existing independently of “external,” social factors. From this perspective, the physical characteristics of people, in which traditional physical anthropology was predominantly interested, are perceived as indicators of mental and intellectual qualities. For proponents of “race psychology,” the specific mental quality of a nation constitutes its identity; at the same time, mental differences constitute the essential differences between nations.

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