Africa and the Nation-state: State Formation and Identity in Ancient Egypt, Hausaland, and Southern Africa
By: Lamont DeHaven King (author)Hardback
More than 4 weeks availability
This book challenges socio-historical analyses that posit a relationship between modernity and the nation-state. It questions whether the nation-state is a distinctively European phenomenon that emerged as a result of some combination of the development of capitalism and the legacy of citizenship derived from the French Revolution. This book defines the state, differentiates it from the nation, and in so doing, defines the nation-state.
Lamont DeHaven King is Associate Professor of History at James Madison University.
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Concepts and Constructs; 2. Egypt: The Nation-State; 3. The Multiethnic State in Hausaland; 4. The Mfecane: From Zulu State to Zulu Nation; Conclusion; Maps; Bibliography; Index.
Number Of Pages:
- ID: 9780773457430
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: Yes
- Store Delivery: Yes
Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly
© Copyright 2013 - 2017 WHSmith and its suppliers.
WHSmith High Street Limited Greenbridge Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN3 3LD, VAT GB238 5548 36