Lineages of the Absolutist State

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Price
$39.95
Publisher
Verso
Publish Date
Pages
573
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.3 X 8.2 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781781680100
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About the Author

Perry Anderson is the author of, among other books, Spectrum, Lineages of the Absolutist State, Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, Considerations on Western Marxism, English Questions, The Origins of Postmodernity, and The New Old World. He teaches history at UCLA and is on the editorial board of New Left Review.

Reviews

"A dazzlingly provocative narrative of the two millenia between Pericles and Louis XIV."--Sunday Times

"What an intellectual pleasure it has been to read these texts. Anderson has a real ability for illuminating and succinct generalization."--Times Higher Educational Supplement

"The breathtaking range of conception and the architectural skill with which it has been executed make his work a formidable intellectual achievement."--New York Review of Books