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Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference

Author: Jane Burbank; Frederick Cooper
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2010]. ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empires - vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition - have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. This title departs from conventional European and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Burbank; Frederick Cooper
ISBN: 9780691152363 0691152365 9780691127088 0691127085
OCLC Number: 964879994
Awards: Winner of World History Association Book Prize 2011
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2010
Target Audience: Doctorado
Description: xiv, 511 páginas : ilustraciones, mapas ; 26 cm.
Contents: Imperial trajectories --
Imperial rule in Rome and China --
After Rome : empire, Christianity, and Islam --
Eurasian connections : the Mongol empires --
Beyond the Mediterranean : Ottoman and Spanish empires --
Oceanic economies and colonial societies : Europe, Asia, and the Americas --
Beyond the steppe : empire-building in Russia and China --
Empire, nation, and citizenship in a revolutionary age --
Empires across continents : the United States and Russia --
Imperial repertoires and myths of modern colonialism --
Sovereignty and empire : nineteenth-century Europe and its near abroad --
War and revolution in a world of empires, 1914 to 1945 --
End of empire? --
Empires, states, and political imagination.
Responsibility: Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper.

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