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Nation-State

  • By: Liah Greenfeld & Katrina Demulling
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Nation-states are a distinctly modern phenomenon, a concept developed in Europe and spread around the globe. By the middle of the 20th century, the entire modern world was divided into nation-states. By the end of the 20th century, it was difficult ...

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