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Title The scaffolding of sovereignty : global and aesthetic perspectives on the history of a concept / edited by Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Nicole Jerr
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 484 pages)
Series Columbia studies in political thought/political history
Columbia studies in political thought/political history.
Contents Sad stories of the death of kings : sovereignty and its constraints in Greek tragedy and elsewhere / Glenn W. Most -- Contested sovereignty : heaven, the monarch, the people, and the intellectuals in traditional China / Yuri Pines -- Nurhaci's gambit : sovereignty as concept and praxis in the rise of the Manchus / Nicola Di Cosmo -- The living image of the people / Jason Frank -- Public health, the state, and religious scholarship : sovereignty in Idris al-Bidlisi's arguments for fleeing the plague / Justin Stearns -- The dancing despot : Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the performative symbolism of power / Stanca Scholz-Cionca -- Liberal constitutionalism and the sovereign pardon / Bernadette Meyler -- The vanishing slaves of Paris : the lettre de cachet and the emergence of an imperial legal order in eighteenth-century France / Miranda Spieler -- Re-touching the sovereign : biochemistry of perpetual Leninism / Alexei Yurchak -- Hijra and exile : Islam and dual sovereignty in Qing China / Zvi Ben-Dor Benite -- The neurology of regicide : decapitation experiments and the science of sovereignty / Cathy Gere -- The "millennium" of 1857 : the last performance of the great Mughal / A. Azfar Moin -- Exit the king? : modern theater and the revolution / Nicole Jerr -- Revolution in permanence and the fall of popular sovereignty / Dan Edelstein -- Exile within sovereignty : critique of "the negation of exile" in Israeli culture / Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin -- Affective sovereignty, international law, and China's legal status in the nineteenth century / Li Chen -- The sovereignty of the new man after Wagner : artist and hero, symbolic history, and the staging of origins / Stefanos Geroulanos
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Sovereignty -- History.
Sovereignty -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Ben-Dor Benite, Zvi, editor
Geroulanos, Stefanos, 1979- editor
Jerr, Nicole, editor
ISBN 0231171870 (electronic bk.)
9780231171878 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
(hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)