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The state : historical and political dimensions

Author: Richard English; Charles Townshend
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The State, edited by Richard English and Charles Townshend, tackles the problems of defining and studying the state and the role the nation state has played as the basic political unit in Europe and throughout the world." "The State offers a comprehensive survey of the whole process of state-building over the last two centuries and considers the contemporary state as well as supra-states (such as the European  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
State.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
(DLC) 98029174
(OCoLC)39455900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard English; Charles Townshend
ISBN: 9780203050637 0203050630 9780415154772 0415154774 9786610186709 6610186707 1280186704 9781280186707 0203276612 9780203276617
OCLC Number: 560145977
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 253 pages)
Contents: The state we were in: parliament, centralizaiton and English state formation / David Eastwood --
Wales and the British state: 'The outer form of subjugation' / D. George Boyce --
The state in independent Ireland / Mary E. Daly --
The state and Northern Ireland / Richard English --
Federal and confederal ideas in Scottish political culture / Christopher Harvie --
Member states and the European Union / Elizabeth Meehan --
State and public security / Charles Townshend --
The state and pro-state terrorism in Ireland / Steve Bruce --
The British state: sovereignty and identities / Bernard Crick --
Nations, states and religions / Ernest Gellner.
Responsibility: edited by Richard English and Charles Townshend.

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The State tackles the problems of defining and studying the state and the role the nation state has played as the basic political unit in Europe and throughout the world.  Read more...

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