State formations : global histories and cultures of statehood

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Full title: State formations : global histories and cultures of statehood / edited by John L. Brooke, Julia C. Strauss, Greg Anderson.
Corporate Authors: Cambridge Books Online
Other authors: Brooke, John L., 1953- (Editor)
Strauss, Julia C., (Editor)
Anderson, Greg, 1962- (Editor)
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Table of Contents:
  • On the person of the state / Quentin Skinner
  • The state as a social relation / Bob Jessop
  • Was there any such thing as a non-modern state? / Greg Anderson
  • Comparative perspectives and early states revisited / Rita P. Wright
  • (Re)Introducing the state on the medieval Swahili coast / Chapurukha M. Kusimba
  • Renaissance states of mind / Michael Martoccio
  • Bringing the sarkar back in : translating patrimonialism and the state in early modern and early colonial India / Nicholas J. Abbott
  • Revolutionary state formation : the origins of the strong American state / William J. Novak and Steven Pincus
  • The founding of non-democratic states / Richard Bensel
  • Empire as state : the Roman case / Clifford Ando
  • Weights and measures and state formation : the view from the early American republic / Stephen Mihm
  • Mapping power : the shape of the state in the post-Civil War American South / Greg P. Downs
  • To bee or not to bee : the co-production of modern science and the modern state / John F.M. Clark
  • Taxes and the two faces of the state since the eighteenth century / Yannis D. Kotsonis
  • Regimes and repertoires of statebuilding : the two Chinas and regime consolidation in the early 1950s / Julia C. Strauss
  • The Mesopotamian citizen conceptualized : affect, speech & perception / Seth Richardson
  • Military mobilization and the experience of living with the Ming state / Michael Szonyi
  • Ethnicity and Power in early modern Europe and Asia / Victor Lieberman
  • Patriliny and modern states in the Middle East / Diane King
  • Social service, convivialismo, and hegemony in Colombia / Rebecca Tally
  • Idian affirmative action and the postcolonial state / Anupama Rao
  • Conclusion : notes toward a global synthesis / John L. Brooke and Julia C. Strauss.