Thure de Thulstrup, “Battle of Spotsylvania” (Wikimedia Commons)
Uses and Abuses of History
Nationalism: Handle With Care

The work of midcentury historian David M. Potter provides a clear-eyed framework for understanding nationalism in our own day—and a warning about what happens when national and sectional loyalties collide.

Published on: November 1, 2019
Timothy Jacobson writes for The New Criterion and The Spectator. He lives in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia.
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