An extreme form of this, esp. marked by a feeling of superiority over other countries
Advocacy of political independence for a particular country
patriotism: love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it; "they rode the same wave of popular patriotism"; "British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high"
the doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other
the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination
the doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals
(nationalist) devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others; "nationalist aspirations"; "minor nationalistic differences"
(nationalist) patriot: one who loves and defends his or her country
Irish nationalism (Náisiúnachas Éireannach) comprises political and social movements and sentiment inspired by a love for Irish culture, language and history, and a sense of pride in Ireland and the Irish people. Today, the term generally refers to support for a united Ireland.
Musical nationalism refers to the use of musical ideas or motifs that are identified with a specific country, region, or ethnicity, such as folk tunes and melodies, rhythms, and harmonies inspired by them. ...
(Nationalists (spain)) The Spanish State (Estado Español) was the formal name of Spain from 1939 to 1947 under the authoritarian dictatorship of Francisco Franco. In 1947, Spain was reconstituted as a kingdom, which changed the Spanish State into the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España).
(nationalist) nationalists hold the view that Northern Ireland is part of the Irish nation and that political arrangements should reflect this. Moderate nationalists, like the SDLP, generally stress the importance of achieving political change with the consent of people in Northern Ireland. ...
(Nationalist) the Irish Parliamentary Party, which stood for Irish independence.
(Nationalists) These revolutionary leaders favored a stronger national government than the one pro vided for in the Articles of Confederation. ...
Pride in one’s country or culture, often excessive in nature.
Frantz Fanon saw the nationalist resistance of colonized groups against the imperial power as a beautiful and splendid necessity. The nationalism which Gandhi mobilised against British rule in India, for example, was designed to counter what was seen as unjust government by a foreign power. ...
A shared sense of identification that stems from a commitment to a common ideology and shared values.
A belief that a large group of people are or should be a nation with its own government and a policy of asserting the interests of a nation against other nations or the common interests of all nations
Music incorporating materials which affirm a particular national or ethnic identity, analogous to similar intellectual and artistic developments in 19th century European and American culture. ...
A movement, as in the arts, based on the folk idioms, history, aspirations, etc., of a nation.
Of nationalism George Orwell wrote: "The abiding purpose of every nationalist is to secure more power and more prestige, not for himself but for the nation or other unit in which he has chosen to sink his own individuality."
the placing, by the individual, of national interests over and above those of the individual, regional, or global. Can exist under all political, social and economic conditions, and across societal structures such as class.
French revolutionary principles were exported and imposed on much of Europe. It led to the rise of nationalism as one of the key principles of the revolution was that people should think of themselves as citizens and have as their highest and sole source of identity the nation state. ...
The belief that groups of people are bound together by territorial, cultural and (sometimes) ethnic links. Although nationalism developed in the 19th century and led to the formation of the nations of Germany and Italy, it was the cause of some of the most dramatic events of the 20th century. ...
A nineteenth-century movement promoting music built on national folksongs and dances, or associated with national subjects.
A political ideology that emphasizes national culture or interests above those of minorities and other sub-national groups.
A political ideology that stresses people's membership in a nation-a community defined by a common culture and history as well as by territory. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, nationalism was a force for unity in western Europe. ...