(p. xi) List of Contributors
(p. xi) List of Contributors
is Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He studied at Boğaziçi University, İstanbul University, and the University of Tokyo before receiving his PhD degree at Harvard University in 2002. His recent publications include Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asia: Visions of World Order in Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asian Thought (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007); and a co-edited volume on critiques of the ‘West’ in Iran, Turkey, and Japan in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 26:3 (Fall 2006). He is currently working on a book project on the intellectual history of the idea of the ‘Muslim World’ (forthcoming, Harvard University Press).
is Fellow in Ethics and the History of Philosophy at Yale University. Her publications include Really Existing Nationalisms (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995); Machiavelli’s Ethics (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009); and Thucydides’ Moral and Political Philosophy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, forthcoming).
Bruce J. Berman
is Professor Emeritus of Political Studies and History at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, and was Director and Principal Investigator of the Ethnicity and Democratic Governance programme from 2006 to 2012. His publications include Control and Crisis in Colonial Kenya (London and Athens: James Currey and Ohio University Press, 1990); Unhappy Valley: Conflict in Kenya and Africa, with John Lonsdale (London and Athens: James Currey and Ohio University Press, 1992); and Ethnicity and Democracy in Africa, edited with Dickson Eyoh and Will Kymlicka (London and Athens: James Currey and Ohio University Press, 2004). He was President of the Canadian Association of African Studies (1990–1) and the African Studies Association (2004–5).
is Professor of Nationalism and Ethnicity at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His publications include Nationalism and the State, 2nd edn. (Chicago and Manchester: University of Chicago Press and Manchester University Press, 1993), Austria, Prussia and the Making of Modern Germany, 1806–1871 (London: Pearson, 2011); and ‘On the Principle of Nationality’, in The Cambridge History of 19th-Century Political Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), edited by Gareth Stedman Jones and Gregory Claeys. He is currently writing a global history of nationalism for Oxford University Press.
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studied at St John’s College and St Antony’s College, Oxford; taught at the new University of Sussex (1962–78); and occupied a chair in Cultural History, University of Cambridge, until his retirement in 2004. He remains a fellow of Emmanuel College. His books, translated into more than thirty languages, include Culture and Society in Renaissance Italy (London: Batsford, 1972); Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe (New York: Harper & Row, 1978); The Fabrication of Louis XIV (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992); Languages and Communities in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004); and A Social History of Knowledge, 2 vols. (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2000 and 2012).
is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Studies (CIS) at Oxford University, where he is also a fellow of Linacre College. He is the author of International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005) and Europe and the Recognition of New States in Yugoslavia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005); the editor of Exit Strategies and State Building (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012); and the co-editor of Europe’s New Nationalism: States and Minorities in Conflict (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996).
is Reader in Modern South Asian History at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Trinity College. She is the editor of the journal Modern Asian Studies. Her publications include Bengal Divided: Hindu Communalism and Partition, 1932–1947 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994; South Asia edition, 1995); The Spoils of Partition: Bengal and India 1947–1967 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007); and (with Claire Alexander and Annu Jalais) The Bengali Muslim Diaspora: Migration, Displacement and Settlement in Bangladesh, India and Britain (London: Routledge Press, forthcoming).
is a fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, where he teaches imperial and global history. His recent publications include After Tamerlane: The Global History of Empire since 1405 (London: Allen Lane, 2007), which won the Wolfson Prize in History; and The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System 1830–1970 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), which won the Trevor Reese Prize for the best book published in Imperial and Commonwealth History 2007–10.
is Professor of Politics at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, member of the Institut Universitaire de France (2000–5), and General Secretary of the Association Française de Science Politique. He specializes in the historical sociology of politics, the study of political socialization, and the theoretical perspectives on the historical emergence of European citizenship. His publications include Sociologie historique du politique, 3rd edn. (Paris: La Découverte, 2007); Les Voix de Dieu. Pour une autre histoire du suffrage électoral: le clergé français et le vote XIXe–XXe siècle (Paris: Fayard, 2006); Encyclopaedia of European Elections, edited with M. Bruter (New (p. xiii) York: Palgrave, 2007); and L’acte de vote, in collaboration with O. Ihl (Paris: Sciences Po, Les Presses, 2008).
Don H. Doyle
is the McCausland Professor of History at the University of South Carolina and Director of ARENA, the Association for Research on Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Americas. Together with Marco Pamplona he edited a collection of essays, Nationalism in the New World (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2006. His publications include Nations Divided: America, Italy, and the Southern Question (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2002). He is presently editing a collection of essays on Secession as an International Phenomenon and writing a book on the creation of US nationalism between the Revolution and the Civil War.
is Professor of Comparative European Politics and Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Bath. He has published widely on interwar and post-war fascism and the extreme right, including Fascism: A History (London: Chatto and Windus, 1995) and, as co-editor, Charisma and Fascism in Interwar Europe (London: Routledge, 2007).
is Professor of African History at Humboldt University Berlin and Director of the International Research Institute’s Work and Human Life Course in Global History. He is editor of the Journal of African History. His publications include Kolonialismus (Frankfurt: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 2006); Herrschen und Verwalten. Afrikanische Bürokraten, staatliche Ordnung und Politik in Tanzania, 1920–1970 (Munich: Oldenbourg, 2007); and Vom Imperialismus zum Empire, edited with Shalini Randeria (Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2009).
is Professor of American History at Newcastle University, UK. Her book publications include North Over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era (Lawrence, KS: 2000); The War for a Nation: The American Civil War (New York: Routledge, 2006); and Themes of the American Civil War: The War between the States (New York: Routledge, 2010).
Montserrat Guibernau, MPhil, PhD, University of Cambridge, is currently Professor of Politics at Queen Mary, University of London, and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Global Governance, LSE. Her recent books include Per un catalanisme cosmopolita (Barcelona: Angle Editorial, 2009); The Identity of Nations (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2007); Catalan Nationalism (London: Routledge, 2004); Nations without States (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1999); and The Ethnicity Reader, 2nd edn., with John Rex (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2010).
Fred Halliday† at the time of his death in April 2010 was ICREA Research Professor at the Barcelona Institute for International Studies. His book publications include Nation and Religion in the Middle East (London: Saqi, 2000) and 100 Myths About the Middle East (London: Saqi, 2005).
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is Professor of Contemporary Indonesia Studies at the University of Leiden. His publications include Nationalism and Regionalism in a Colonial Context: Minahasa in the Dutch East Indies (Leiden: KITLV Press, 1996); Jealousy and Justice: The Indigenous Roots of Colonial Rule in Northern Sulawesi (Amsterdam: VU Uitgeverij, 2002); and, as co-editor and contributor, The Revival of Tradition in Indonesian Politics: The Deployment of Adat from Colonialism to Indigenism (New York: Routledge, 2007).
is Professor of History at Charles University, Prague. His publications in English include Social Preconditions of National Revival in Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985, and Columbia, NY, 2000); In the National Interest: Demands and Goals of European National Movements (Prague: Charles University, 2000); and Comparative Studies in Modern European History (Aldershot: Ashgate Variorum, 2007).
is Reader in Nationalism in the Government Department at the London School of Economics. He has written widely on nationalism, including The Dynamics of Cultural Nationalism: The Gaelic Revival and the Creation of the Irish Nation-State (London: Allen and Unwin, 1987); Modern Nationalism (London: Fontana, 1994); and Nations as Zones of Conflict (London: Sage, 2005). He is currently completing a monograph on Nationalism and War.
is Senior Research Fellow at CERI-Sciencs Po/CNRS and Professor of South Asian Politics and Society at the King’s Indian Institute. His books include The Hindu Nationalist Movement and Indian Politics (New York: Columbia University Press, 1996); and, as editor, both Pakistan: Nationalism Without a Nation? (Delhi: Manohar; London and New York: Zed Books, 2002) and Hindu Nationalism: A Reader (New Delhi: Permanent Black, and Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007).
is a senior lecturer in history at The Open University. His research interests include theories of nationalism, the relationship between historiography and nationalism, and the history of crime and policing in Europe. His main publications to date include Nationalism: History and Theory (London: Longman, 2005); Crime and Justice 1750–1950 (Cullompton, UK: Willan Press, 2005), written with Barry Godfrey; and History and Crime (London: Sage, 2008), written with Barry Godfrey and Chris Williams. He has published articles in French History, Contemporary European History, Immigrants and Minorities, Déviance et société, and Crime, histoire et sociétés.
John M. Lonsdale
is Emeritus Professor of Modern African History at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. His publications include Unhappy Valley: Conflict in Kenya and Africa (London: Ohio University Press, 1992), with Bruce Berman; Mau Mau and Nationhood: Arms, Authority and Narrative (Oxford: James Currey, 2003), co-edited with Atieno Odhiambo; and Writing for Kenya: The Life and Work of Henry Muoria (Leiden: Brill, 2009), co-edited with Wangari Muoria Sal, Bodil Folke Frederiksen, and Derek Peterson. He is currently (p. xv) working, with Bruce Berman, on the intellectual histories of Jomo Kenyatta and Louis Leakey, with a focus on their imagination of Kikuyu ethnicity.
James Mayall, Emeritus Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge. His publications include Nationalism and International Society (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990); World Politics: Progress and its Limits (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2000); with Krishnan Srinivasan, Towards the New Horizon: World Order in the 21st Century (New Delhi: Standard Publishers, 2009).
is Professor of Latin American History at University College London. Her publications include Soviet Relations with Latin America, 1959–1987 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989); In the Shadow of the State: Intellectuals and the Quest for Identity in Twentieth-Century Spanish America (London: Verso, 1999); Reinventing Modernity: Latin American Intellectuals Imagine the Future, 1900–1930 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at Oxford University. He is the author of The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance and Collaboration in Modern China (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2000); A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), for which he was named Times Higher Education Supplement Young Academic Author of the Year; and Modern China: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008). His articles have appeared in scholarly journals including The China Quarterly, The Historical Journal, and Modern Asian Studies. In 2007–12 he ran a major project funded by the Leverhulme Trust on the experience, legacy, and memory of World War II in China. He is a regular broadcaster on BBC radio, and has written for publications including the Financial Times, Times Literary Supplement, and History Today.
Aaron William Moore
is a lecturer in East Asian history at the Department of History, University of Manchester. His first book, The Peril of Self-Discipline (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012) examines over two hundred diaries by Chinese, Japanese, and American soldiers during WWII. He is currently writing a second monograph analysing the personal documents of children and adolescents during the 1930s and 1940s in China, Japan, England, and the USSR. Other publications include ‘The Chimera of Privacy: Reading Self-Discipline in the Diaries of Japanese Servicemen from the Second World War (1937–1945)’; ‘Talk about Heroes: Expressions of Self-Mobilization and Despair in Chinese War Diaries (1911–1938)’; and ‘The Problem of Changing Language Communities: Veterans and Memory Writing in China, Taiwan, and Japan’.
is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Konstanz (Germany). His publications include Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005); with Niels P. (p. xvi) Petersson: Globalization: A Short History (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 2005); Die Verwandlung der Welt: Eine Geschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts (Munich: C. H. Beck, 2009, American edition forthcoming).
is Professor of History at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, where he directs the Master of Arts in Global, International, and Comparative History program (MAGIC). His most recent book is The Endurance of Nationalism: Ancient Roots and Modern Dilemmas (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). His previous publications include Estranged Bedfellows: Britain and France in the Middle East during the Second World War (New York: Oxford University Press, 1990) and Ethnic Nationalism and the Fall of Empires: Central Europe, Russia and the Middle East, 1914–1923 (London: Routledge, 2001). He is also the co-editor, with Richard Stites, of European Culture in the Great War: The Arts, Entertainment, and Propaganda, 1914–1918 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999).
is Lecturer in Modern European History at King’s College London. His publications include From Reich to State: The Rhineland in the Revolutionary Age, 1780–1830 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003) and, as editor, Collaboration and Resistance in Napoleonic Europe (London: Palgrave, 2003).
is a research fellow at the Südost-Institut, Regensburg. She is the managing editor of Südosteuropa: A Journal of Politics and Society. Her publications include (ed.) Beyond the Balkans: Towards an Inclusive History of Southeastern Europe (Münster: Lit Verlag, 2012 [Studies on South East Europe, 10]); ‘Labor and Communism in Yugoslavia and Italy. Trieste and the Northeastern Adriatic During the Cold War (1945–1975): A Contribution to the Renewal of Workers’ History’, in Acta Historiae, 18 (2010), 1–2, 247–74; Kultur—Nation—Milieu. Sozialdemokratie in Triest vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg (Essen: Klartext Verlag, 2004).
is Senior Lecturer in Politics, and Director of the Centre for Democratisation Studies, at the University of Leeds. His main research interests are in the field of political ideologies and theories of democracy. His major publications include Socialism and the Idea of the Nation (New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1991); The State in Contemporary Society (New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1994); The Age of Ideology: Political Ideologies from the American Revolution to Modern Times (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 1998); Citizenship and Identity (London: Routledge, 2003); and most recently Ideology and Politics (London: Sage, 2008). He has also contributed a chapter on ‘Karl Renner and the Problem of Multiculturalism’ to the collected volume National Cultural Autonomy and its Contemporary Critics (London: Routledge, 2005).
John T. Sidel
is the Sir Patrick Gillam Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of Capital, Coercion, and Crime: Bossism in the Philippines (Stanford, CA: Stanford (p. xvii) University Press, 1999); with Eva-Lotta Hedman, Philippine Politics and Society in the Twentieth Century: Colonial Legacies, Postcolonial Trajectories (London: Routledge, 2000); Riots, Pogroms, Jihad: Religious Violence in Indonesia (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006); and The Islamist Threat in Southeast Asia: A Reassessment (Washington, DC: East-West Center Washington, 2007).
Eric Van Young
is Professor of History in the University of California, San Diego. His books include Hacienda and Market in Eighteenth-Century Mexico: The Rural Economy of the Guadalajara Region, 1675–1810 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1981; rev. edn., 2006); La crisis del orden colonial. Estructura agrarian y rebeliones populares en la Nueva España, 1750–1821 (Mexico City: Alianza Editorial, 1992); and The Other Rebellion: Popular Violence, Ideology, and the Struggle for Mexican Independence, 1810–1821 (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001).
Peter van der Veer
is Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen and University Professor at Utrecht University. He was awarded the Hendrik Muller Award for outstanding contributions to Social Science Research and has been elected a fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. His books include Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity in India and Britain (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001); Nation and Religion (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999); and Religious Nationalism: Hindus and Muslims in India (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1994). He is currently doing comparative research on religion and society in India and China.
Theodore R. Weeks
is Professor of History at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where he teaches European, world, and Russian history. Among his major publications are Nation and State in Late Imperial Russia (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 1996); From Assimilation to Antisemitism: The ‘Jewish Question’ in Poland, 1850–1914 (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2006); and Across the Revolutionary Divide: Russia and the USSR 1861–1945 (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011). He is currently working on a history of Vilnius as a multicultural city, 1795–2000.
teaches Modern European History at University College, Oxford. A former Humboldt fellow, he is the author of A Contested Nation: History, Memory and Nationalism in Switzerland 1861–1891 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003); Nationalism in Europe 1890–1940 (London: Palgrave, 2003); and co-editor (with Len Scales) of Power and the Nation in European History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005). He is currently working on a book entitled The Nation in the Town: Nationalism and the Reshaping of German communities, 1860–1900.