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Title Structures on the move : technologies of governance in transcultural encounter / edited by Antje Fluchter, Susan Richter
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2012
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Series Transcultural research -- Heidelberg Studies on Asia and Europe in a global context, 2191-656X
Transcultural research-- Heidelberg studies on Asia and Europe in a global context.
Contents Structures on the Move: Appropriating Technologies of Governance in a Transcultural Encounter / Antje Flüchter -- Part 1. Statehood: Conceptual Approaches -- New Perspectives on State-Building and the Implementation of Rulership in Early Modern European Monarchies / Stefan Brakensiek -- State and Political History in a Culturalist Perspective / Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger -- Part 2. Case studies: Knowledge -- Pater patriae sinensis. The Discovery of Patriarchal Rule in China and Its Significance for German Theories of State in the Eighteenth Century / Susan Richter -- Survey the People: The Emergence of Population Statistics as Technology of Government in Early Twentieth-Century China / Nicolas Schillinger -- China and Constitutional Monarchy: Four Short Encounters Around 1900 / Guido Mühlemann -- Europe-Mughal India-Muslim Asia: Circulation of Political Ideas and Instruments in Early Modern Times / Corinne Lefèvre -- Weighing the Mughal: German Perception of Governmental Structures and the Staging of Power in the Early Modern Indian Mughal Empire / Antje Flüchter -- Part 3. Case Studies: Interaction -- Technology, Tactics and Military Transfer in the Nineteenth Century: Qing Armies in Tonkin, 1884-1885 / Barend Noordam -- Exporting Military Revolutions and the Changing Clausewitzian Triad between People, Armed Forces and Ruler at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century / Peter I. Trummer -- Approaches to State-Building in Eighteenth Century British Bengal / Sebastian Meurer -- State-Building in a Transcultural Context: The Case of the French in India during the Early Eighteenth Century / Gauri Parasher -- Visualising "State-Building" in European-Ottoman Diplomatic Relations: Visual Ceremonial Descriptions and Conflicting Concepts of Early Modern Governance in the Late Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries / Dorothee Linnemann -- The Consequences of Early Modern Diplomacy: Entanglement, Discrimination, Mutual Ignorance--and State Building / Christian Wieland
Summary Annotation This text presents a new conceptual framework for comparative and entangled research on transcultural state formation. It examines concepts of statehood to provide conceptual tools to analyze the transcultural appropriation of governmental technologies
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Subject Politics and culture.
Politics and culture -- Case studies.
International relations and culture.
International relations and culture -- Case studies.
State succession.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Flüchter, Antje.
Richter, Susan, 1971-
ISBN 3642192882 (electronic bk.)
9783642192883 (electronic bk.)