Empire and Order: The Concept of Empire, 800-1800
Empire is an evocative, yet little examined, word. It can mean the domination of vast territories, a Christian world order, a corrupt form of government, or a humanitarian endeavor. Historians relegate the concept of empire to the pre-modern world, identifying the state as the characteristic political form of the modern world. This book examines the range of meanings attri...more
Hardcover, 219 pages
Published October 29th 1999 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published June 1st 1999)
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