Coercion, Capital and European States, A.D. 990 - 1992 / Edition 1

Coercion, Capital and European States, A.D. 990 - 1992 / Edition 1

by Charles Tilly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1557863687

ISBN-13: 9781557863683

Pub. Date: 11/16/2007

Publisher: Wiley

In this pathbreaking work, now available in paperback, Charles Tilly challenges all previous formulations of state development in Europe. Specifically, Tilly charges that most available explanations fail because they do not account for the great variety of kinds of states which were viable at different stages of European history, and because they assume a unilinear

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In this pathbreaking work, now available in paperback, Charles Tilly challenges all previous formulations of state development in Europe. Specifically, Tilly charges that most available explanations fail because they do not account for the great variety of kinds of states which were viable at different stages of European history, and because they assume a unilinear path of state development resolving in today's national state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557863683
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/16/2007
Series:
Studies in Social Discontinuity Series , #1
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
842,883
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Cities and States in World History.

2. European Cities and States.

3. How War Made States, and Vice Versa.

4. States and their Citizens.

5. Lineages of the National State.

6. The European State System.

7. Soldiers and States in 1990.

References.

Index.

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