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Twenty Years of the Journal of Historical Sociology

Volume 1: Essays on the British State

by Yoke-Sum Wong Editor · Derek Sayer Editor

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Over the last twenty years the Journal of Historical Sociology has redefined what historical sociology can be. These essays by internationally distinguished historians, sociologists, anthropologists and geographers bring together the very best of the JHS. Volume 1 focuses on the British state, Volume 2 on the journal's wider interdisciplinary challenges.

  • The first in a two-volume anthology representing the best articles published in The Journal of Historical Sociology over the last twenty years.
  • Includes essays, debates and responses written by internationally distinguished historians, sociologists, anthropologists and geographers as well as by pioneering newer scholars have been influential in challenging and redefining the field of historical sociology.
  • Spans a range of issues and topics that combine rich empirical scholarship with sophisticated theoretical engagement, bringing together the very best of the JHS.
  • A collection of essays on state formation from medieval times to the present, focussing mainly on the British state.
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Imprint:
    Wiley-Blackwell
    Publication Date:
    2009

    Format

    • Adobe PDF eBook 1.5 MB

    Derek Sayer (Editor)

    Derek Sayer is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University, UK. He is the author of ten books including The Coasts of Bohemia: A Czech History, Capitalism and Modernity, and with Philip Corrigan, The Great Arch.

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    Yoke-Sum Wong (Editor)

    Yoke-Sum Wong is a Lecturer in Sociology at Lancaster University, UK.

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