After Oriental Despotism

After Oriental Despotism


  • Author: Alessandro Stanziani
  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Genre: Europe
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The concepts of economic backwardness, Asiatic despotism and orientalism have strongly influenced perceptions of modernization, democracy and economic growth over the last three centuries. This book provides an original view of Russian and Asian history that views both in a global perspective. Via this analysis, Alessandro Stanziani opens new dimensions in the study of state formation, the global slave trade, warfare and European and Asian growth. After Oriental Despotism questions conventional oppositions between Europe and Asia. By revisiting the history of Eurasia in this context, the book offers a serious challenge to existing ideas about the aims and goals of economic growth....

Orientalism and Islam

Orientalism and Islam


  • Author: Michael Curtis
  • Release Date : 2009-06-08
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events
  • File Size: 2648204 Bytes


This book reveals the complex positive and negative interaction between Europe and the Orient, arguing that the European concept of Oriental despotism was based not on arbitrary prejudicial observation, but rather on perceptions of real processes and behavior in Eastern systems of government....

Oriental Despotism
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Oriental Despotism


  • Author : Karl August Wittfogel
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1957
  • Genre: Civilization, Oriental
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:181787173


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After Oriental Despotism

After Oriental Despotism


  • Author : Alessandro Stanziani
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472522658


After Oriental Despotism Book Description :

The concepts of economic backwardness, Asiatic despotism and orientalism have strongly influenced perceptions of modernization, democracy and economic growth over the last three centuries. This book provides an original view of Russian and Asian history that views both in a global perspective. Via this analysis, Alessandro Stanziani opens new dimensions in the study of state formation, the global slave trade, warfare and European and Asian growth. After Oriental Despotism questions conventional oppositions between Europe and Asia. By revisiting the history of Eurasia in this context, the book offers a serious challenge to existing ideas about the aims and goals of economic growth....

Democratizing Oriental Despotism

Democratizing Oriental Despotism


  • Author : C. Chiou
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1995-08-23
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230389687


Democratizing Oriental Despotism Book Description :

China and Taiwan have similar political cultures. However, Chinese intellectual and political elite have failed to democratize the Middle Kingdom since the 4 May 1919 Movement: whilst their Taiwanese counterpart succeeded in making the island state fairly democratic in just over four decades since the 28 February 1947 Uprising. After an examination of the approaches they applied, the author finds that the former have pursued a culturalist road by trying to change the psycho-cultural make-up of the Chinese people: whilst the latter followed an institutionalist one in which they tried to win elections and to set up political organizations, such as parties....

Oriental Despotism
Score: 4
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Oriental Despotism


  • Author : Karl A. Wittfogel
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Civilization, Oriental
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0300010540


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Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient India
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Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient India


  • Author : Ram Sharan Sharma
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8120808274


Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient India Book Description :

The present work Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient Indian discusses different views on the origin and nature of the state in ancient India. It also deals with stages and processes of state formation and examines the relevance of caste and kin-based collectivities to the construction of polity. The Vedic assemblies are studied in some detail, and developments in political organisation are presented in relation to their changing social and economic background. The book also shows how religion and rituals were brought in the service of the ruling class....

Introduction

Introduction


  • Author : Huri İslamoğlu-İnan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:606051744


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