After the Empires: The Dissolution of Foreign Powers and the Creation of New States in East Asia

After the Empires: The Dissolution of Foreign Powers and the Creation of New States in East Asia

by P. Preston

Hardcover(2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137345677
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/26/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

P.W. Preston is Professor Emeritus at the University of Birmingham, UK, and has taught comparative politics over many years at universities in Scotland, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and China.

Table of Contents

1. State-Empires and the Shift to the Modern World 2. State-Empire Systems: The Players 3. State-Empire Systems: The Logics 4. State-Empire Systems: The Fracture Lines 5. General Crisis: System Failure and Collapse 6. State-Empire Dissolution 7. After the State-Empires: Territories, States, Nations and Development 8. Powerful Regions and the Surprising Costs of Success

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