Nationalism in East Central Europe: Old Wine in New Bottles?

  • Wojciech Roszkowski
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Abstract

East Central European cultures tend to use two basic terms to describe national phenomena: good ‘patriotism’, which is understood to be loyalty to one’s own nationality, and bad ‘nationalism’, which is an abuse of national feelings.1 West and East European perceptions of nationalism are not compatible. For the sake of the present study some categorisation of nationalisms is therefore necessary.

Keywords

Europe Turkey Expense Ruthenia Defend 

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