“From Ethnie to Nation: Theoretical Reflections on Nationalism” by Kosaku Yoshino (PDF – 7.12 MB):
Yoshino, Kosaku. “From Ethnie to Nation: Theoretical Reflections on Nationalism.” In Japan in Comparative Perspective, edited by Hidehiro Sonoda and S.N. Eisenstadt. Kyoto: International Research Centre for Japanese Studies, 1999. Retrieved from: <http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/region/d/NSH/series/kosh/1999-11-30-2/s001/s012/pdf/article.pdf >.
Note: See also Alain de Benoist’s critical analysis of nationalism, its historical origins, and pre-modern forms of state and ethnic relations in his articles “Nationalism: Phenomenology and Critique” and “The Idea of Empire”.