qIn Snyder's opinion, nationalism should be differentiated from Theodore Roosevelt's qNew Nationalism, q a phrase he borrowed from Herbert D. Croly's The Promise of American Life. Croly warned that giving too much power to big industry and finance would lead to the degradation of the masses, and that state and federal intervention must be pursued on all economic fronts. Roosevelt expanded upon this concept, and saw the flourishing of democratic government as a means of reviving the old pioneer sense of individualism and opportunity. Snyder, in contrast, extends the work of the two major pioneers in the study of modern nationalism, Carlton J. H. Hayes and Hans Kohn, in exploring this most powerful sentiment of modern times, and showing how it relates to the political, economic, and psychological tendencies of historical development.q--BOOK JACKET.... life what faith is in religion, and it stands to the domestic feelings and to home- sickness as faith to fanaticism and to superstition. ... In this way peace-loving people turn to war as a solution for their 4 John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, aquot; On Nationality, aquot; in Essays on Freedom and Power (Boston, 1949), p. 188. problems. They no longer see the irony of their transformation. Paradoxes of Nationalism l5 VII.
|Title||:||New Nationalism (The) (Ppr)|
|Author||:||Louis Leo Snyder|
|Publisher||:||Transaction Publishers - 2003-01-01|