Internationalism and Nationalism in European Political by C. Holbraad

By C. Holbraad

The political historical past of recent Europe might be noticeable by way of non-stop interplay among rivalling types of internationalism and numerous different types of nationalism. This publication distinguishes, analyses and provides different types and sorts of internationalist and nationalist ideology that experience performed major components within the overseas politics of the zone, fairly because the moment global warfare. It shows the origins of every trend of idea, strains its improvement, brings out its courting with different strands of proposal and descriptions its significant political impacts. The emphasis is on internationalist help for and nationalist competition to the valuable neighborhood overseas organisations.

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More than most politicians of his time, he upheld the distinction between the high politics of strategy and foreign policy and the low politics of economic and social relations among states. He was a conservative internationalist in the realist tradition. A different kind of internationalism worth considering here, is the one developed in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the early decades of the cold war. As a theory about inter-socialist relations that was derived from proletarian internationalism, it naturally became known as socialist internationalism.

The established practice of constant diplomatic meddling and occasional armed intervention rarely served any useful purpose and usually did a good deal of harm. Such governmental activities, normally conducted in the name of the balance of power or some other power-political dogma, were condemned on political as well as on legal and moral grounds. Some liberals, rather like the early socialists, even looked forward to the withering away of the state, at least in its established form. The earlier generation of liberal internationalists included men who opposed governmental intervention against foreign countries for almost any purpose, not only when it was activated by lust for conquest or concern for the balance of power but also when it was motivated by a desire to secure the freedom of oppressed people.

The Europeans however, the British and the French in particular but also the representatives of some smaller states, successfully opposed such integrationist pressures from across the Atlantic, and moved in different directions. As a result, the OEEC turned out to be much more modest than was intended by some of its founders. Set up in April 1948, it developed into an agency essentially for intergovernmental communication and cooperation in various economic matters. Only at the level of its technical committees did it show some functionalist tendencies.

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