“Culture had played an important role in the development of nationalism in Europe during eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.” Support the statement with examples

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  • Culture played an important role in creating the idea of the nation, art and poetry, stories and music helped to express and shape nationalist feelings.
  • emotions, intuition and mystical feelings were not focused.
  • their effort was to shared collective heritage, a common cultural past, as the basis of a nation.
  • They criticized the glorification of reason and science. -
  • German philosopher Johann Gottfried popularised true spirit of nation through folksongs, folk poetry and folk dance.