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Table of Contents Acknowledgments i Chapter 1 Introduction Joseph W. Esherick, Hasan Kayali and Eric Van Young 1 Part I: The Spanish Empire in the Americas Chapter 2 The Limits of Atlantic-World Nationalism in a Revolutionary Age: Imagined Communities and Lived Communities in Mexico, 1810-1821 Eric Van Young 45 Chapter 3 The Great Transformation of Law and Legal Culture: "The Public" and "The Private" in the Transition from Empire to Nation in Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil, 1750-1850 Victor M. Uribe-Uran 95 Chapter 4 Selfhood and Nationhood in Latin America: From Colonial Subject to Democratic Citizen Carlos A. Forment 149 Part II: The Middle East and Eastern Europe Chapter 5 Empires as Prisons of Nations vs. Empires as Political Opportunity Structures: An Exploration of the Role of Nationalism in Imperial Dissolutions in Europe Ellen Comisso 192 Chapter 6 Changing Modalities of Empire: A Comparative Study of the Ottoman and Habsburg Decline Karen Barkey 235 Chapter 7 Dreams of Empire, Dreams of Nations Resat Kasaba 280 Part III: The Chinese Empire Chapter 8 How the Qing Became China Joseph W. Esherick 321 Chapter 9 Going Imperial: Tibeto-Mongolian Buddhism and Nationalisms in China and Inner Asia Uradyn E. Bulag 368 Part IV: The Russian Empire and the Soviet Union Chapter 10 The Long Road from Empire: Legacies of Nation-Building in the Soviet Successor States Edward W. Walker 427 Chapter 11 The Emergence of Political Agendas: The Independence Movement in Estonia in 1985-1991 Cynthia S. Kaplan 492 Afterword Chapter 12 The Return of Empire? Joseph W. Esherick 526 Bibliography 549
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
World politics -- 19th century.
World politics -- 20th century.
State, The -- History -- 19th century.
State, The -- History -- 20th century.