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Coercion, Capital and European States AD 990 - 1992

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ISBN-10: 1557863687

ISBN-13: 9781557863683

Edition: 1993

Authors: Charles Tilly

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In this pathbreaking work, now available in paperback, Charles Tilly challenges all previous formulations of state development in Europe. Specifically, Tilly charges that most available explanations fail because they do not account for the great variety of kinds of states which were viable at different stages of European history, and because they assume a unilinear path of state development resolving in today's national state. In his concise and readable style, Tilly demonstrates how various interactions between the wielders of coercion and the manipulators of capital produced three major types of states which prevailed during long periods of European history: tribute-making empires,…    
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/8/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Charles Tilly (1929-2008) was the Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University. His books include "Why?" (Princeton) and "Democracy".

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