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Nationalism

The philosophy in which one promotes the interests of one's own country or ethnic group over others. For example, nationalism may advocate secession of a region to form a new country in which one's own ethnic group predominates. What qualifies as a "nation" in nationalist terms is a matter of some disagreement.
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(47) If German nationalists asserted the Jew's radical alterity in the interest of German-Jewish disengagement, Buber sought to affirm the Jews' nondescript yet supposedly concrete otherness in order to promote an integrationist agenda that aimed to reincorporate the Jews within the family of nations.
German nationalists bragged that Koniggratz represented a confessional victory for Protestantism over Catholicism and redemption for Protestant Germany's terrible losses in the Thirty Years War.
Here, wearing once again the mask of the 'political sociologist', Pessoa analyses the nature of German nationalism, stressing its defensive geopolitical foundation, in a line of thought that is fully consonant with the theories of Germany's besieged position in Central Europe and of the German Sonderweg typical of German nationalist discourse.
These ideas were evolved by Austrian German nationalists in the final phase of the Habsburg empire.
After the revolutionary armies occupied the Rhineland he turned against the foreign conqueror, though without explicitly becoming - as other former Jacobins, like Johann Gottlieb Fichte, did - a German nationalist. The French siege and capture of Vienna, which he experienced, seem to have reinforced the hostility to Napoleon, as the compositions celebrating the Allied victories testify.
Al-Imam was trained as a dentist in Germany where he grew to admire, and in certain ways identify with, the German nationalist ideal.
At least parts of the Workers' Abstainers League agreed with the German Nationalist temperance forces that eugenic thoughts were the basis of anti-alcohol efforts.
Among other things Kaufmann demonstrated conclusively that Nietzsche was no narrow German nationalist or fanatical anti-Semite.
Herzl opened the Second Zionist Congress to the music of the Tannhauser overture, which Garrett characterizes as an insider's joke: "using the work of a German nationalist to inspire Jewish nationalism" (90).
But Time's editors recognized that it was coming, and that its catalyst was a quirky, ferocious German nationalist named Adolf Hitler.
Penned in 1840, the year of the Rhine Crisis that saw escalating tensions between Germany and France, the poem unquestionably aims to mobilize German nationalist sentiment.

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