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Title Universal empire [electronic resource] : a comparative approach to imperial culture and representation in Eurasian history / edited by Peter Fibiger Bang and Dariusz Kolodziejczyk.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. 'Elephant of India' -- universal empire through time and across cultures / Peter Fibiger Bang with Dariusz Kołodziejczyk; Part I. Eurasia -- Antiquity till Early Modernity: 2. Propaganda and practice in Assyrian and Persian imperial culture / Gojko Barjamovic; 3. Between Aśoka and Antiochos -- an essay in world history on universal kingship and cosmopolitan culture in the Hellenistic ecumene / Peter Fibiger Bang; 4. The making of Oriental Rome: shaping the Trojan legend / Rolf Michael Schneider; 5. Pseudo-Aristotelian politics and theology in universal Islam / Garth Fowden; 6. The Christian imperial tradition, Greek and Latin / Judith Herrin and Dimiter Angelov; 7. Khan, Caliph, Tsar and Imperator: the multiple identities of the Ottoman Sultan / Dariusz Kołodziejczyk; 8. How the Mughal Padshahs referenced Iran in their visual construction of universal rule / Ebba Koch; 9. Ideologies of state building in Vijayanagara and Post-Vijayanagara South India: some reflections / Velcheru Narayana Rao and Sanjay Subrahmanyam; 10. Sons of Heaven: the Qing appropriation of the Chinese model of universal empire / Evelyn S. Rawski; Part II. Contrasting Universalisms -- Old and New World; 11. Aztec universalism: ideology and status symbols in the service of empire-building / Justyna Olko; 12. From empire to Commonwealth(s) -- orders in Europe, 1300-1800 / Peter Haldén; 13. Imperial universalism -- further thoughts / John A. Hall.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Imperialism -- History.
Kings and rulers -- History.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- History.
Imperialism -- Philosophy.
Political culture -- History.
Civilization -- History.
World history.
World politics -- To 1900.
Eurasia -- History.
Eurasia -- Politics and government.
Added Author Bang, Peter F. (Peter Fibiger)
Kołodziejczyk, Dariusz.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107022676 1107022673 (DLC) 2012015658
ISBN 1139552295 (electronic bk.)
9781139552295 (electronic bk.)
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