Summary Theories of nation and nationalism (modernism)
This is a well concise version of the theory of modernism, elaborated by varied thinkers and political scientist. Like Tom Nairn 's 'uneven development', Michael Hechter's 'Internal colonialism', John Breuilly's 'nationalism as a form of politics', Paul brass's 'instrumentalism', Eric Hobsbawm's 'invention of tradition' and Ernst Gellner's 'high cultures'. This theory is divided into three categories and approaches like political, economic and socio-cultural. Further, the criticism of this theory is also placed in the docs.