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The State: Historical and Political Dimensions

1st Edition

Edited by Richard English, Charles Townshend


264 pages

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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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General