skip to content
Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference

Author: Jane Burbank; Frederick Cooper
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

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...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Burbank; Frederick Cooper
ISBN: 9780691152363 0691152365
OCLC Number: 858869668
Awards: Winner of World History Association Book Prize 2011
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2010
Description: 511 : il. ; 26 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations vii Preface xi Chapter 1: Imperial Trajectories 1 Chapter 2: Imperial Rule in Rome and China 23 Chapter 3: After Rome: Empire, Christianity, and Islam 61 Chapter 4: Eurasian Connections: The Mongol Empires 93 Chapter 5: Beyond the Mediterranean: Ottoman and Spanish Empires 117 Chapter 6: Oceanic Economies and Colonial Societies: Europe, Asia, and the Americas 149 Chapter 7: Beyond the Steppe: Empire-Building in Russia and China 185 Chapter 8: Empire, Nation, and Citizenship in a Revolutionary Age 219 Chapter 9: Empires across Continents: The United States and Russia 251 Chapter 10: Imperial Repertoires and Myths of Modern Colonialism 287 Chapter 11: Sovereignty and Empire: Nineteenth-Century Europe and Its Near Abroad 331 Chapter 12: War and Revolution in a World of Empires: 1914 to 1945 369 Chapter 13: End of Empire? 413 Chapter 14: Empires, States, and Political Imagination 443 Suggested Reading and Citations 461 Index 481
Responsibility: Jane Burbank & Frederick Cooper.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Winner of the 2011 Book Prize, World History Association One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2010 "This is a very big book on an enormous subject. For anybody who assumes imperial history Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/858869668> # Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "858869668" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Place/oxford> ; # Oxford
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Place/princeton> ; # Princeton
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/imperialismo_historia> ; # Imperialismo--Historia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/world_history> ; # World history
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868456> ; # Colonies
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008104311> ; # Imperialism--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/historia_mundial> ; # Historia mundial
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101208> ; # Colonies--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181381> ; # World politics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/politica_mundial> ; # Política mundial
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/colonias_historia> ; # Colonias--Historia
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/909/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968126> ; # Imperialism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/colonizacion_historia> ; # Colonización--Historia
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868483> ; # Colonization
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101209> ; # Colonization--History
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/97746993> ; # Frederick Cooper
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/29558925> ; # Jane Burbank
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/9415464223> ;
    schema:genre "History" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference" ;
    schema:productID "858869668" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/858869668#PublicationEvent/princeton_oxford_princeton_university_press_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Agent/princeton_university_press> ; # Princeton University Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691152363> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/858869668> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Agent/princeton_university_press> # Princeton University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Princeton University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/colonias_historia> # Colonias--Historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonias--Historia" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/colonizacion_historia> # Colonización--Historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonización--Historia" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/imperialismo_historia> # Imperialismo--Historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imperialismo--Historia" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9415464223#Topic/politica_mundial> # Política mundial
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Política mundial" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101208> # Colonies--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonies--History" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101209> # Colonization--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonization--History" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008104311> # Imperialism--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imperialism--History" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181381> # World politics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World politics" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868456> # Colonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonies" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868483> # Colonization
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Colonization" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/968126> # Imperialism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imperialism" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29558925> # Jane Burbank
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Burbank" ;
    schema:givenName "Jane" ;
    schema:name "Jane Burbank" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/97746993> # Frederick Cooper
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1947" ;
    schema:familyName "Cooper" ;
    schema:givenName "Frederick" ;
    schema:name "Frederick Cooper" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691152363>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0691152365" ;
    schema:isbn "9780691152363" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.