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Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference / Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper.

Author/Creator:
Burbank, Jane.
Publication:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 511 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
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Subjects:
World history.
World politics.
Imperialism -- History.
Colonization -- History.
Colonies -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- History.
Difference (Philosophy) -- Political aspects -- History.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Cooper, Frederick, 1947-
ISBN:
9780691127088 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0691127085 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
436358445