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By Liah Greenfeld

In this number of Greenfeld's essays, we see her take on the subject of nationalism from an array of angles, each one giving us a distinct point of view on what Einstein known as 'the measles of mankind'. overlaying the analogies among nationalism and faith, the political value of tradition, the incipience of nationalism in Tudor England, and masses extra, Greenfeld's writing is informative and good argued.

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15. H. Blumer, “Collective Behavior,” in A. M. Lee, Principles of Sociology (New York: Barnes and Nobel, 1951), p. 229. 16. Genuinely charismatic propensity (to borrow a phrase from Edward Shils – E. Shils, op. , for example in “Charisma,” pp. 127–128) is not a propensity to perceive the world in terms of transcendental powers, but a propensity, a capacity for excitement totally independent from any perceptions, though sometimes related to them, among other things. 17. “The ideal type of meaningful action” was defined by Weber as “action where the meaning is fully conscious and explicit” (M.

Similarly, values, or the transformed and routinized charisma, usually cannot guide action by themselves. Mediating personal (genuinely charismatic) influence is needed for the successful internalization of symbolic constructions. There are a number of basic ways in which transformed and routinized charisma and non-symbolic genuine charisma interrelate in concrete social situations. Genuine charisma is symbolized in terms of some values, and these values, along with the constraints of the charismatic authority itself, affect the social structure that evolves after a charismatic turmoil.

Genuine charisma is symbolized in terms of some values, and these values, along with the constraints of the charismatic authority itself, affect the social structure that evolves after a charismatic turmoil. On the other hand, there are values which are conducive to the eruptions of charismatic behavior, in the sense that they heighten responsiveness to genuine charisma. Such values, for example, include the sanctification of particular collectivities (a nation, a religious collectivity, a class).

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