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Title Tributary empires in global history / edited by Peter Fibiger Bang, C. A. Bayly

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
 RWU Main Library  JC359 .T67 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 294 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-289) and index
Contents Figures and Maps -- Preface -- Notes on Contributors -- Tributary Empires: Towards a Global and Comparative History; P.F.Bang&C.A.Bayly
Tributary empires: towards a global and comparative history / Peter Fibiger Bang and C. A. Bayly -- pt. I. Historiographies of empires. Religion, liberalism and empires: British historians and their Indian critics in the nineteenth century / C. A. Bayly -- Orientalism and classicism: the British-Roman empire of Lord Bryce and his Italian critics / Fabrizio De Donno -- The new order and the fate of the old: the historiographical construction of an Ottoman ancien régime in the nineteenth century / Baki Tezcan -- pt. II. Theoretical perspectives on empire. Empire as a topic in comparative sociology / W. G. Runciman -- Early imperial formations in Africa and the segmentation of power / Michal Tymowski -- Post-nomadic empires: from the Mongols to the Mughals / André Wink -- The process of empire: frontiers and borderlands / David Ludden -- The emblematic province: Sicily from the Roman Empire to the kingdom of the two Sicilies / Giovanni Salmeri -- pt. III. Comparative histories. Lost of all the world: the state, heterogeneous power and hegemony in the Roman and Mughal empires / Peter Fibiger Bang -- Fiscal regimes and the 'first great divergence' between eastern and western Eurasia / Walter Scheidel -- Tributary empires: late Rome and the Arab Caliphate / Chris Wickham -- Returning the household to the patrimonial-bureaucratic empire: gender, succession, and ritual in the Mughal, Safavid and Ottoman Empires -- Comparison across empires: the critical social structures of the Ottomans, Russians and Habsburgs during the seventeenth century / Karen Barkey and Rudi Batzell
PART II: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON EMPIRE -- Empire as a Topic in Comparative Sociology; W.G.Runciman -- Early Imperial Formations in Africa and the Segmentation of Power; M.Tymowski -- Post-Nomadic Empires: From the Mongols to the Mughals; A.Wink -- The Process of Empire: Frontiers and Borderlands; D.Ludden -- The Emblematic Province: Sicily from the Roman Empire to the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies; G.Salmeri
PART III: COMPARATIVE HISTORIES -- Lord of All the World: the State, Heterogeneous Power and Hegemony in the Roman and Mughal Empires; P.F.Bang -- Fiscal Regimes and the 'First Great Divergence' between Eastern and Western Eurasia; W.Scheidel -- Late Rome and the Arab Caliphate; C.Wickham -- Returning the Household to the Tributary Empire Model: Gender, Succession, and Ritual in the Mughal, Safavid, and Ottoman Empires; S.Blake -- Comparisons Across Empires: The Critical Social Structures of the Ottomans, Russians and Habsburgs during the Seventeenth Century; K.Barkey&R.Batzell -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Index
Note A pioneering volume comparing the great historical empires, such as the Roman, Mughal and Ottoman. Leading interdisciplinary thinkers study tributary empires from diverse perspectives, illuminating the importance of these earlier forms of imperialism to broaden our perspective on modern concerns about empire and the legacy of colonialism
LC subject Imperialism -- History
Imperialism -- Historiography
Add Author Bang, Peter F. (Peter Fibiger)
Bayly, C. A. (Christopher Alan)
ISBN 9780230308411 (pbk.)
0230308414 (pbk.)
9780230294721 (hardback)