|Product Name||Empires In World History: Power And The Politics Of Difference|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Short Description||Height:1.6 inches / Length:10 inches / Weight:2.45 pounds / Width:7 inches|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 0691152365|
|Price New||19.33 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||11.92 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||1.6 inches (convert)|
|Height||10 inches (convert)|
|Length||7 inches (convert)|
|Weight||39.2 ounces (convert)|
|Author||Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper|
|Features||Used Book in Good Condition|
|Long Description||Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a remarkable look at how empires relied on diversity to shape the global order. Beginning with ancient Rome and China and continuing across Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Africa, Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper examine empires' conquests, rivalries, and strategies of domination--with an emphasis on how empires accommodated, created, and manipulated differences among populations. Burbank and Cooper examine Rome and China from the third century BCE, empires that sustained state power for centuries. They delve into the militant monotheism of Byzantium, the Islamic Caliphates, and the short-lived Carolingians, as well as the pragmatically tolerant rule of the Mongols and Ottomans, who combined religious protection with the politics of loyalty. Burbank and Cooper discuss the influence of empire on capitalism and popular sovereignty, the limitations and instability of Europe's colonial projects, Russia's repertoire of exploitation and differentiation, as well as the "empire of liberty"--devised by American revolutionaries and later extended across a continent and beyond. With its investigation into the relationship between diversity and imperial states, Empires in World History offers a fresh approach to understanding the impact of empires on the past and present.|
|Similar Items||9780307387943: Zeitoun|
9780300016222: Military Politics And Democracy In The Andes
9780299094744: The Graves Of Tarim: Genealogy And Mobility Across The Indian Ocean
9780230614048: The Economic And Strategic Rise Of China And India: Asian Realignments After The 1997 Financial Crisis
9780230294721: Tributary Empires in Global History (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series)
9780226481968: Religion, Empire, And Torture: The Case Of Achaemenian Persia, With A Postscript On Abu Ghraib
9780199604548: Replenishing The Earth: The Settler Revolution And The Rise Of The Angloworld
9780192802231: Empire: A Very Short Introduction
9780141024684: King Leopold's Ghost: A Story Of Greed, Terror, And Heroism In Colonial Africa
9780099898900: King Leopold's Ghost: A Story Of Greed, Terror, And Heroism In Colonial Africa
View 59 more similar items
|Search Google||by EAN or by Title|
Article of interest
You may have noticed that we were off line for a while here and there over the past couple days.
We had planned one short outage and posted information about it in advance. But after installing the new RAID system we still had to move all of the data off of the old system over to the new system.
Each time we got data off of one of the hard drives, we had to shut down the system for a short time to physically remove the old drive. We had to do this several times because we had several old drives on the old RAID system and they could only be moved one at a time.
We tried to keep the down time to a minimum but it still took a little longer than expected after the last drive was removed and swapped out. There were a couple unexpted issues relating to that last hard drive.
Fortunately, now with the new RAID in place, we can HOT SWAP drives. This means that when we change out the hard drives we don't have to turn the power off.
We still have a couple internal hard drives that do require a power off if we need to spaw them but it is unlikely we will need to do that unless one dies. The old drives didn't die, we just needed to expand the drive space with larger hard drives so we went to the hot swap system to plan for the future.