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1st Edition

The State: Historical and Political Dimensions

ISBN 9780203050637
Published October 12, 2012 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

Drawing on current debates on secessions within the United Kingdom, this book analyses the British State today and looks at its place in the future.
Featuring original contributions from a variety of disciplines, this study tackles the problem of defining and studying the state and looks at the role the nation-state has played as the basic political unit in Europe and throughout the world.

Table of Contents

D. George Boyce University of Wales, Swansea; Steve Bruce University of Aberdeen; Bernard Crick, Bircbeck College; Mary E. Daly, University College Dublin; David Eastwood University of Wales Swansea; Richard English, Queen's University Belfast; Ernest Gellner, Cambridge University; Christopher Harvie, Tubingen University; Elizabeth Meehan, Queen's University, Belfast; Charles Townsend, Keele University.

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