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The concept of culture at several levels
The concept of nation
An imagined community repeteratreparadoxer – definitionen:
This is Swden
How are imagined communities created and how do they survive over time and space?
1. We will look at the period of modern nationalism -1800 –
The making of states – heritage from French revolution - new organisation of society –
Assamblé national – people representation - parlementarism – election
1809 (regeringsformen) Instrument of the government. Power divided – government, Riksdag and high court
An interest in creating loyalty and assimilation – cohesion among the citizens –
Changing labor market, access to property new social classes – bourgeoisie and working class
In the early 19th century: National gallery, national bank, national mentality, national park, national cuisine, national army etc.
… military service, compulsory school , state church
Around 1900 – nationalism an arena of conflict in values between conservatives and liberals.
Kleens competition – secretary of a legation placed in southern France
Per Albin Hansson ” beloved monarch” leader of the social democrat party
Social justice, democracy, citizenship and modernity find new heroes in history