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Nationality in the Divided State

Erica Benner

in Really Existing Nationalisms

Published in print December 1995 | ISBN: 9780198279594
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598791 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198279590.003.0002
 Nationality in the Divided State

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The roots of Marx's thinking on national issues can be traced back to his pre‐communist critique of Hegel. Marx's early, radical republican concept of nationality was modified but not abandoned in his and Engels’ first accounts of their ‘materialist’ theory of history. The role of this concept in the action‐guiding theory sketched in the Communist Manifesto is essential for an understanding of Marx and Engels’ internationalist policies.

Keywords: Communist Manifesto; Georg Hegel; historical materialism; internationalism; nation; nationality; republicanism

Chapter.  15648 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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