1 edition of Empire and nations found in the catalog.
Empire and nations
by University of Toronto Press in association with the University of British Columbia in Toronto
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Harvey L. Dyck and H. Peter Krosby.|
|Contributions||Soward, Frederic H., 1899-, Dyck, Harvey L., Krosby, Hans Peter.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 228 p. :|
|Number of Pages||228|
In Empire of Nations, Francine Hirsch examines the ways in which former imperial ethnographers and local elites provided the Bolsheviks with ethnographic knowledge that shaped the very formation of the new Soviet Union. Empire’s Tracks boldly reframes the history of the transcontinental railroad from the perspectives of the Cheyenne, Lakota, and Pawnee Native American tribes, and the Chinese migrants who toiled on its path. In this meticulously researched book, Manu Karuka situates the railroad within the violent global histories of colonialism and capitalism.
Empire and nations, essays in honour of Frederic H. Soward. [Toronto] University of Toronto Press in association with the University of British Columbia [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Frederic H Soward: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: . And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath. (Rev ) Yes, The Vatican is “The City” of The Empire Of The City, you could just as well say, “The Empire of the Vatican.”.
Professor Peter Yearwood, review of The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire, (review no. ) DOI: /RiH// Date accessed: 5 May, No Enchanted Palace traces the origins and early development of the United Nations, one of the most influential yet perhaps least understood organizations active in the world today. Acclaimed historian Mark Mazower forces us to set aside the popular myth that the UN miraculously rose from the ashes of World War II as the guardian of a new and peaceful global order,/5.
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Empire of Nations is an exceptionally rich book and a significant Empire and nations book to the growing literature on the construction of the Soviet state. Beautifully written and clearly presented even when the story hovers on complicated administrative matters, Hirsch's account of the Soviet Union as a 'work in progress' that neither began with a blueprint nor achieved completion reaffirms the now widely accepted view of nation-formation Empire and nations book by: Pulitzer Prize nominee and winner of the Bancroft Prize—historical writing’s most prestigious award—Empires, Nations, and Families is an epic work of American History that fills in the blanks on the map of the American West between and Cited by: Rather than being an inevitable process, the end of empire took a variety of forms in Latin America, the Middle East, and the Soviet Union.
It still persists elsewhere and may have an unpredicted future. For students of nationalism and its opponents, this book is a : $ A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Making in the age of Lenin and Stalin is a compilation of scholarly articles from Russian professors, and edited by two distinguished Russian scholars Ronald Suny and Terry Martin who provide keen opening introductions/5(4).
Empire and Nations was written in tribute to the accomplishments of Frederic Hubert Soward – teacher, scholar, and administrator – who for forty-two years served in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia. Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union.
When the Bolsheviks seized power inthey set themselves the task of building socialism in the vast landscape of the former Russian Empire, a territory populated by hundreds of different peoples belonging to a multitude of linguistic, religious, and ethnic groups/5(8).
Part I: Empire and Nation 1. Whose Imagined Community. () 2. The Constitution of Indian Nationalist Discourse () 3. History and the Nationalization of Hinduism () 4. The Fruits of Macaulay's Poison Tree () 5.
Of Diaries, Delirium, and Discourse () 6. The Nationalist Resolution of the Women's Question () 7. Our Modernity. The subtitle of Empires, Nations, and Families is A History of the North American West, That's a big subject. And Anne F. Hyde's book is sprawling, covering the West from the Pacific Northwest to Los Angeles to Taos to Texas.
But her focus is on something more domestic than the tales of the West after the Civil War/5. No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations (The Lawrence Stone Lectures Book 1) Mark M.
Mazower. out of 5 stars 8. Kindle Edition. $ Governing the World: The History of an Idea, to the Present Mark by: Empire is a book by post-Marxist philosophers Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri. Written in the mids, it was published in and quickly sold beyond its expectations as an academic her: Harvard University Press.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Empire and nations by Dyck, Harvey Leonard, unknown edition, Empire and nations (edition) | Open LibraryPages: The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers is the eighth and best-known book by historian Paul Kennedy.
It reached number six on the list of best-selling hardcover books for In the author was awarded the Wolfson History Prize for this work. Republished: JanuaryPaperback, ISBNpages. The Rise of the Great : Paul Kennedy. The Fate of Empires and Search for Survival book.
Read 58 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An interesting thesis that should be sobering to any current world empire, including the United States. An interesting thesis that could be applied to a number of nations in today's world.
Other than the author neither /5. Covering the period of the grand era of European and American imperialism -- from the 18th century until after the Second World War -- this volume examines the situation of women within the historical construction of nations, empires, and colonies.
The contributors reveal the power relations of gender, class, race, and sexuality at the heart of the imperialisms, colonialisms, and nationalisms.
Partha Chatterjee is one of the world's greatest living theorists on the political, cultural, and intellectual history of nationalism. Beginning in the s, his work, particularly within the context of India, has served as the foundation for subaltern studies, an area of scholarship he continues to develop.
In this collection, English-speaking readers are finally able to experience the. Bronze represented the empire of Greece. Iron was the Roman empire, and iron and clay is a future version of the old Roman empire.
The stone represented God’s eternal kingdom as described in Daniel Ten Nations. Later in the book of Daniel the restored or future version of the Roman empire is described in greater detail.
For decades, scholars have been urging a "four nations" approach to British history. Susan Kingsley Kent's ambitious and timely A New History of Britain since Four Nations and an Empire finally delivers on that g from to the present, the book covers developments in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, along with the British empire, providing a lively and often Price: $ The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire by Susan Pederson fills a sparsely covered historical moment, namely the opportunity to attempt an organized international governing organization.
Its failure is certainly important yet is also the reason it 4/5. This collected volume, edited by Ron Suny and Terry Martin, shows how the Soviet state managed to create a multiethnic empire in its early years, from the end of the Russian Revolution to the end of World War II.
Bringing together the newest research on a wide geographic range, from Russia to Central Asia, this volume is essential reading for students and scholars of Soviet history and politics.
If modern nations repent, as the people of the ancient Assyrian capital of Nineveh did after the prophet Jonah delivered God’s warning to them (as described in the book of Jonah), they can avoid the dreadful punishments prophesied to come.
Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union. In this Book. Additional Information. economic, and administrative structures. A major contribution to the history of Russia and the Soviet Union, Empire of Nations also offers new insights into the connection between ethnography and empire.
Table of by: Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala – review In a powerful, polemical narrative, the rapper charts his past and the history of black Britain Afua Hirsch.Japan joined the League of Nations in as a charter member and one of four permanent members of the League Council.
Until conflict arose between Japan and the organization over the Manchurian Incident, the League was a centerpiece of Japan s policy to maintain accommodation with the Western powers.
The picture of Japan as a positive contributor to international comity, however, is not.