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It is not easy to get evidence for pre-modern periods, and the 1320 Declaration has been interpreted as the claim of 'a ruling elite group in defence of its property and privileges' rather than the claims of a nation-people to rule in some democratic way (Berry, 1981). Again, it is the difficulty of comparing modern nationalism with early nationalism that is involved here. Nationalists are clearly idealists, since they propound the idea of 24 The Politics of Nationalism and Ethnicity the nation and the ideology of nationalism.
Writers on nationalism have provided us with a wide range of explanations for the rise of nationalism as a pervasive political force, and for the emergence of the nation-state as the most acceptable form of the state today. Writers on race and ethnicity have given us a related analysis of the conditions governing racial and ethnic politics. Case-studies of nationalist movements and ethnic politics provide a testing-ground for the hypothetical 'necessary' and 'sufficient' conditions for the emergence of nationalism and its political power in different contexts.
The idea of a nation is to be found as far back as the ancient world, although it is not clear that there was then what we understand as a nation today. Greeks and Jews in particular were conscious of their identity as peoples and acted to preserve their communities. In the case of the Jews, this was done throughout their prolonged 'diaspora' or dispersion throughout the world. While the Greeks retained their homeland, albeit under alien rule for many centuries, the Jews lost theirs until the twentieth century.
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