Beyond Eurocentrism: A New View of Modern World History

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Syracuse University Press, 1996 - History - 440 pages
Employing the approaches of Gramsci and Foucault, Gran proposes a reconceptualisation of world history. He challenges the convention of relying on totalitarian or democratic functions of a particular state to explain relationships of authority and resistance in a number of national contexts.
 

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Contents

Eurocentrism and the Study of World History
1
Russian Road
55
The Russian and Soviet Experience 18611990
61
The Russian Road in the Middle East
86
The Italian Road in Asia
122
Mexico 18761990
158
The TribalEthnic Road in Europe
193
Albania 18781990
224
Belgian CongoZaire 18851990
234
Bourgeois Democracy in Great Britain 18801990
250
Bourgeois Democracy in the United States of America 18771990
287
Conclusion
335
Index
433
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