Essay

John Winthrop’s “City on a Hill”
Orwell “Wishful Thinking”
Wimmer “Why Nationalism Works”
Cederman “Blood for Soil”
Muller “False Flags”
Assignment

Using a minimum of three articles from the assigned sources listed above, write an extended definition of nationalism for a reader who is educated but unfamiliar with the texts. As a foundational construct for the essay, you will need to consider how the authors constructed their arguments (analysis) as this will allow you to initiate your own position on the topic.

To help you with centering the discussion, you are seeking to answer

What are the attributes of nationalism that you feel represent your nuanced position of nationalism? When answering, make sure you use the readings to help you generate your essay content.

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