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After Empire : Multiethnic Societies and Nation-Building, the Soviet Union and Russian, Ottoman and Habsburg Empires - 97 edition

After Empire : Multiethnic Societies and Nation-Building, the Soviet Union and Russian, Ottoman and Habsburg Empires (ISBN10: 0813329647; ISBN13: 9780813329642)
ISBN13: 978-0813329642
ISBN10: 0813329647

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ISBN13: 978-0813329635
ISBN10: 0813329639

Summary: The Soviet Union was hardly the first large, continuous, land-based, multinational empire to collapse in modern times. The USSR itself was, ironically, the direct result of one such demise, that of imperial Russia, which in turn was but one of several other such empires that did not survive the stresses of the times: the Austro-Hungarian Empire of the Habsburgs and the Ottoman Empire.This ambitious and important volume brings together a group of some of the most outs ...show moretanding scholars in political science, history, and historical sociology to examine the causes of imperial decline and collapse. While they warn against facile comparisons, they also urge us to step back from the immediacy of current events to consider the possible significance of historical precedents.Is imperial decline inevitable, or can a kind of imperial stasis be maintained indefinitely? What role, if any, does the growth of bureaucracies needed to run large and complex political systems of this type play in economic and political stagnation? What is the "balance of power" between the center and the peripheries, between the dominant nationality and minorities? What coping mechanisms do empires tend to develop and what influence do these have? Is modernization the inexorable source of imperial decline and ultimate collapse? And what resources, including the imperial legacy, are available for political, social, and economic reconstruction in the aftermath of collapse? These are just a few of the tantalizing questions addressed by the contributors to this fascinating and timely volume. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Westview Press, Inc.
Published: 02/01/1997
International: No

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