North Korea and Cambodia: A Comparative Analysis Ernest Gellner, in Nations and Nationalism, argues that the highest form of state development may be characterized by its recourse to nationalism. In fact, Gellner perceives this as being a defining feature of modernity: “nationalism is a very distinctive species of patriotism, and one which becomes pervasive and dominant only under certain social conditions, which in fact prevail in the modern world, and nowhere else” A distinct trait of his text is to be found his charting of this progression: moving from agrarian society toward the modern. And if indeed Gellner is correct in this charting, then his text will be helpful in analyzing several countries that are approaching, or have reached,...The end:
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