MacCulloch on Nationalism

Nationalism defined by Diarmaid MacCulloch:

Nationalism is a phenomenon of the world after the 1789 French Revolution; it implies a common consciousness created within a consolidated territory, usually involving a single language and shared culture, producing a public rhetoric of a single national will, and with the agenda of creating or reinforcing a unitary state. (42)

 

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