What was the political status of Europe before the concept of ‘Nation States’?
CBSE Class 10
CBSE Class 10 Social
2018-03-03 06:17:42 UTC
Germany, Italy and Switzerland were divided into kingdoms, duchies and cantons whose rulers had their autonomous territories.
Eastern and Central Europe were under autocratic monarchies within the territories of which lived diverse people. They did not see themselves, as sharing a collective identity or a common culture. Often they even spoke different languages and belonged to different ethnic groups.