Table of contents for Empire to nation : historical perspectives on the making of the modern world / edited by Joeseph W. Esherick, Hasan Kayali, and Eric Van Young.

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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.