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  • Title: Empire: The Russian Empire and Its Rivals
  • Author: Dominic Lieven
  • ISBN: 9780300097269
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Paperback

  • Empire: The Russian Empire and Its Rivals By Dominic Lieven How does one empire differ from another Why do empires rise and fall What has made empires flourish in some eras and regions of the world but not in others In this broad and ambitious book, Dominic Lieven explores the place and meaning of empire from ancient Rome to the present.The central focus of the book is Russia and the rise and fall of the Tsarist and the Soviet EHow does one empire differ from another Why do empires rise and fall What has made empires flourish in some eras and regions of the world but not in others In this broad and ambitious book, Dominic Lieven explores the place and meaning of empire from ancient Rome to the present.The central focus of the book is Russia and the rise and fall of the Tsarist and the Soviet Empires The overwhelming majority of works on empire concentrate on the European maritime powers Lieven s comparative approach highlights the important role played by Russia in the expansion of Europe and its rise to global dominance The book contrasts the nature, strategies, and fate of empire in Russia with that of its major rivals, the Habsburg, Ottoman, and British empires, and considers a broad range of other cases from ancient China and Rome to the present day United States, Indonesia, India, and the European Union.Many of the dilemmas of empire persist in today s world, and Lieven throws new light on some of the most intractable current examples, including the crisis in the former Soviet Union, the troubles in Ulster, and ethnic cleansing in the Balkans This major examination of the imperial experience presents history on the grandest scale, combining formidable erudition with stimulating readability.
    Dominic Lieven
    Dominic Lieven is Professor of Russian studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Fellow of the British Academy and of Trinity College, Cambridge.

    Empire: The Russian Empire and Its Rivals By Dominic Lieven

    Commentaires:

    Eric
    Most governments are in truth private societies pitted against each other in the international arena and giving in the meantime at home exhibits of eloquence and rarely of enterprise George Santayana, Reason in Society The above would make an excellent epigraph for Dominic Lieven s study of Russian imperial elites in six centuries of competition with everyone from the Tartar Khan to the nuclear armed North Americans Like a philosopher Lieven watches on heights from which the monumental features [...]

    Katia N
    Interesting attempt to compare the major European Empires including the Ottoman with the emphasis on Russia and the Soviet Union The book is necessary high level and based on the secondary sources I found some comparisons patchy However, I learned quote a lot about Habsburg Empire It might be considered as a partial prototype for the European Union It may be considered a good intro into the comparative analysis of European imperialism and the reasons for its at least partial collapse.

    Ilya
    A book long compare and contrast essay about the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, the Habsburg Empire, the British Empire and other empires The chapter about the Soviet Union is generally accurate, though far too short for so inexhaustible a topic Lieven says, correctly in my opinion, that the territories annexed by the Soviet Union after the Molotov Ribbentrop pact were a millstone around its neck, since the peoples who live there, the Balts, the Western Ukrainians and the Moldovans, desire [...]

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    Kevin Bell
    Excellent analysis Well written book It s a very broad topic, but he handles it with maturity and honesty Fascinating read for those interested in any of the world s major empires In addition there is some discussion of general themes such as the definition of empire, what characteristics they can be said to share, and past trends of interest when thinking about the future of the United States.

    Roman Moguchiy
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    Antonio Nunez
    Dominic Lieven, the historian of Imperial Russia he is the author a very cogent biography of Czar Nicholas II , has written a long book on a big subject In spite of the broad title Empire , the book, as suggested by the sub title, is really a comparison between modern continental European empires Ottoman, Austro Hungarian, Russian and Soviet and a modern Atlantic Empire British He also takes a couple of stabs at the Chinese empire, although wisely steers away from making many points about this s [...]

    Lauren Albert
    An oddly organized book that seemed to be multiple books patched together Lieven s goal is to discuss the Russian empire and its rivals but his main focus is obviously meant to be Russia since he is a Russian historian and Russian is in the subtitle But the actual book seems to jump between being about Russian empire, and comparing this empire to others, and books about the other empires He goes many pages without mentioning Russia There were times when I forgot what the book was about He has ma [...]

    John
    I feel a warning is necessary to other readers I started reading this book to find out about the development of the Russian and soviet empires I ve since discovered that it spends the first one hundred pages and discussing Chinese Roman and other empires rather than Russia s Not what I wanted From other reviews written there is supposedly ungenerous coverage of large elements of the Russian empire such as Ukraine and the Central Asian states I have subsequently abandoned this book I found the w [...]

    morning Os
    This is a major synthesis of a massive amount of information, starting from the Roman Empire, the Han Dynasty to the post Soviet Union Rather than giving nitty gritty of each empire, the author summarizes points of comparison he doesn t say it clearly but obviously his interest is how the metropole understood and treated the peripheries Understandably many parts are quite reductionist and teleological, but that seems to be the only way to show the causal relationships of various phenomena in thi [...]

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