After Oriental Despotism: Eurasian Growth in a Global Perspective

After Oriental Despotism: Eurasian Growth in a Global Perspective

by Alessandro Stanziani

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472523532
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/25/2014
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Alessandro Stanziani is Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Scope and Aims
1. The Historical Dimension of Economic Backwardness
2. Beyond Asiatic Despotism: Territorial Power and State Construction in Eurasia
3. The Power of the Steppe: the Mongol Heritage and the Expansion of the Muscovy
4. Slavery and Trade in Central Asia and Russia
5. Nor Feudalism or Capitalism : Agrarian Markets under Coercion
6. Beyond Economic Backwardness. Labor and Growth in Eurasia in the Long Nineteenth Century Conclusion : Russia in a Globalizing World Bibliography Index

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