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Empire to Nation: Historical Perspectives on the Making of the Modern World

Empire to Nation: Historical Perspectives on the Making of the Modern World (Hardback)

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The fall of empires and the rise of nation-states was a defining political transition in the making of the modern world. Here, ten prominent specialists discuss the empire-to-nation transition in comparative perspective. Chapters on Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Russia, and China illustrate both the common features and the diversity of the transition. While previous studies have focused on the rise and fall of empires or on nationalism and the process of nation-building, this intriguing volume concentrates on the empire-to-nation transition itself.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world history Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 28/03/2006 ISBN-13: 9780742540309  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Joseph W. Esherick is professor of history and Hwei-Chih and Julia Hsiu Chair in Chinese Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Hasan Kayali is associate professor of history at the University of California, San Diego. Eric Van Young is professor of history at the University of California, San Diego.

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