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4:00 pm

Krishan Kumar on Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World

November 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Empires, particularly in recent years, have often been studied from the point of view of the subject peoples. Krishan Kumar focuses rather on the ruling peoples, their outlook, their sense of themselves, the ways they justified and maintained their empires. He is particularly concerned with the ruling peoples in the Ottoman, Habsburg, Russian, French and … Continue reading Krishan Kumar on Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World

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