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Empires in world history : power and the politics of difference /

Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper.

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Main Author: Burbank, Jane.
Other Names: Cooper, Frederick,
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Topics: World history. | World politics. | Imperialism - History. | Colonization - History. | Colonies - History. | Power (Social sciences) - History. | Difference (Philosophy) - Political aspects - History. | Reich | Großmacht | Imperialismus | Kolonialismus | Hegemonie | Imperialisme. | Kolonialisme. | Wereldrijken. | Koloniale rijken. | Reich. | Imperialismus. | Kolonialismus.
Genres: History. | Geschiedenis (vorm)
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Physical Description: xiv, 511 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-479) and index.
ISBN: 9780691127088 (hbk. ;
0691127085 (hbk. ;
9780691152363
0691152365
Summary: This book "departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a remarkable look at how empires relied on diversity to shape the global order. Beginning with ancient Rome and China and continuing across Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Africa," the authors "examine empires' conquests, rivalries, and strategies of domination, emphasizing how empires accommodated, created, and manipulated differences among populations."--Jacket.
Other Names: Cooper, Frederick, 1947-
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