Whatever we learn from books, society, family, and the people around us, the most we hear about is our country, culture, and history of us because we all want better for ourselves economically and geographically which requires consistent development of the weaklings. In this article we are going to read about the 10 best books about patriotism – these books will help us comprehend what is the significance of the history, culture, race, and how much suffering certain countries went through to reach freedom.
10 Best Books about Patriotism:
- Nations And Nationalism – Ernest Gellner
- The Battle of Belonging – Shashi Tharoor
- The Fires of Patriotism – Preston Jones
- The Last Refuge – David W. Orr
- The Discovery of India – Jawaharlal Nehru
- Making Patriots – Walter Berns
- Staging Philanthropy – Jean H Quataert
- A Nation of Politicians – Padhraig Higgins
- Kargil – Rachna Bisht Rawat
- Serving Their Country – Paul C Rosier
Nations And Nationalism – Ernest Gellner
Nations and Nationalism is a piercing and thoughtful book addressed to political scientists, anthropologists, historians, and sociologists, interprets nationalism in terms of its social origins, which it locates in the industrial social association. Professor Gellner asserts in this book that the economic enlargement of a society depends on the working mobility, novelty, universal literacy, the efficiency of the mass media, and more. All these factors taken together could govern the nexus between the state and the culture.
The Battle of Belonging – Shashi Tharoor
Tharoor shed light on the nationalism, patriotism, belonging, and citizenship of India. He elaborates the true meaning of nationalism, what anti-nationalism is, the definition of patriotism, and he also explores the nature and potential of Indian nationhood.
The Fires of Patriotism – Preston Jones
During the early 20th century Alaska was facing a thrilling potential as the latest US territory. Yet just 5 years after its official name, the nation entered the dread of World War II and the citizens were summoned to participate. Despite the danger of an alarming monetary fall down, Alaska sent more people per capita to conflict than any other state and exhibited a devotion that fought that of any of the states.
The Last Refuge – David W. Orr
The Last Refuge by David Orr defines the state of American politics in opposition to the setting of rising environmental and social issues, the corrosive authority of currency; the dishonesty of language, and the mistreatment of terrorism as a political subject.
The Discovery of India – Jawaharlal Nehru
Written by India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, the book begins from ancient history, leading up to the end years of the British Raj. He utilizes the knowledge that he gained from reading Vedas, Upanishads, and textbooks on ancient history to introduce the readers to the growth of the nation starting from the Indus Valley Civilization, and all the social and political changes in between.
Making Patriots – Walter Berns
Walter Berns through his book raises this significant question – how is patriotism instilled in a structure that, some dispute, is established on self-interest? In a very eloquent and intellectual way, Berns guides the readers through the philosophy and history of patriotism in a republic, taking context from Greeks and contemporary life. He believes that the notion of patriotism is presently under attack.
Staging Philanthropy – Jean H Quataert
This book has remarkable facts about German history, politics, anthropology, and women’s history. It will also interest readers who are interested in the medial aspect of the German Red Cross. It has insightful comments on German history and the modern situation as well. Quataert linked war with humanitarianism and gender with nationalism and offered us a never explored history of Germany.
A Nation of Politicians – Padhraig Higgins
1778-1784, the group of Catholics, women, farmers, lower-class Protestants, shopkeepers, and more who had been excluded from the Irish sphere began to think of themselves as civil subjects with a chance in the issue of the state. The politicization was hugely driven by the volunteers, a local militia force that appeared in Ireland as British flocks were called away to the American War of freedom. With noteworthy pace, the Volunteers faced essential features of British imperial rule over Ireland and assisted inhabitants in conveying a new Irish national individuality.
Kargil – Rachna Bisht Rawat
This book will take you to the deceitful mountains where some of the bloodiest battles with the Indian Army were fought. Rachna Bisht interviewed some of the war survivors and in this book, she offers some encouraging and extraordinary stories of human courage, of not only the army officers but their families and loved ones. Kargil is a tribute to 527 young brave soldiers who gave up their lives for India and those many more who are ready to do it.
Serving Their Country – Paul C Rosier
In this combat of American-Indians for their right to both Indian and American – Paul C Rosier traces how Indians elaborated citizenship, patriotism, and democracy in both international and domestic contexts. The history of America is incomplete without their story because just like African-Americans, native Americans became an example of America looking for justice and rights.
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