Collection : The Wilder House Series in Politics, History and Culture

Series editors: David Laitin and George Steinmetz

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Bandits and Bureaucrats
The Ottoman Route to State Centralization
Karen Barkey
Why did the main challenge to the Ottoman state come not in peasant or elite rebellions, but in endemic banditry? Karen Barkey shows how Turkish strategies of incorporating peasants and rotating elites kept both groups dependent on the state, unable and unwilling to rebel. Bandits, formerly mercenary soldiers, were not interested in rebellion...



True France
The Wars over Cultural Identity, 1900–1945
Herman Lebovics



Unsettled States, Disputed Lands
Britain and Ireland, France and Algeria, Israel and the West Bank-Gaza
Ian S. Lustick



True France
The Wars over Cultural Identity, 1900–1945
Herman Lebovics



Language and Power
Exploring Political Cultures in Indonesia
Benedict R. O'G. Anderson
In this lively book, Benedict R. O'G Anderson explores the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen from two critical facts in Indonesian history—that while the Indonesian nation is young, the Indonesian state is ancient, originating...



Language and Power
Exploring Political Cultures in Indonesia
Benedict R. O'G. Anderson
In this lively book, Benedict R. O'G Anderson explores the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen from two critical facts in Indonesian history—that while the Indonesian nation is young, the Indonesian state is ancient, originating...



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