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Gli imperi: dall’antichità all’età contemporanea

This volume brings together scholarship on empires from a wide variety of temporal and geographical contexts, from ancient Rome and China, through the French and Russian empires, to contemporary America.

Gli imperi: dall’antichità all’età contemporanea (edited, Mulino, 2009)

Essays by Anthony Pagden, Frederick Cooper, Jane Burbank, Elio Lo Cascio, Anne Laura Stoler, Franco Cardini, Gigliola Pagano, Antonio Feros, Guido Abbattista, Nicola Di Cosmo, and David Armitage explore imperial citizenship, sovereignty, and frontiers, the challenges of managing space and multi-ethnicity, the tensions between incorporation and differentiation, and the gaps between the transformative ambitions of empires and the real limitations of imperial power.

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