What has led to the formation of states?
Three theories for formation of States:
Developmentalist perspective: The State is more effective, efficient form of
government at the edge of industrialization. Division of tasks makes e
What is a state?
1. A territory
2. A population
3. A legitimate governance/the ability to rule
4. Capacity to interact with other states
Requires international recognition. (Example of Kashmir: no international
recognition, no sovereignty.)
From the polit
Theories have the appearance of coherency and logic.
Importance of symbolic violence: pushed upon someone not through force, but
through social means. (Isolation, shame, ostracism.) The Wave.
How do we explain revolution? What is the Arab Spring?
Sciences Politiques Lecture 1
When do governments merit an allegiance, and when should they be denied?
Are all non-democracies similar to one another?
When do social movements happen? (Why the Arab Spring?)
Why study politics? To get another perspective t
- In dichotomous cases where a state wants to act acc to its interests but it goes against principles of
intntl law, they make attempts to circumvent it.
Sometimes,if states know that factual context=/= consistent with law, then they may
GEORGE EUGENE HAUSSMANN AND THE NEW PARIS[HIST SEM #5]
1848-1851:Louis Napolean Prez of the Republic
-Rebuilding of Paris under the 2nd empire
-1842, Louis Nap was waiting in exile in England and waiting to take over the Paris Throne, which occurred w/ a
HISTORY SEM #3 :
Oxford English dictionary defines public health as the health of the population as a whole , esp as monitored ,
regulated and promoted by the state[by provision of sanitation, vaccination, etc.
-1600 BC: Hinduists came to India. [caste system and Sanskrit, etc]
-1525 AD: King from Uzbekistan comes to India[Babur]
-Find out the date of the founding of British East India Co.
-1799- Death of Tipu Sultan. Died in the 3 rd battle again
So to start, what is QE?
In simplest terms, it refers to 'thin air money printing'.
Further, it presents extraordinary risks and may well turn out to be a decisive shaping process for
the future, as well. And not in a good way.
debate in modern historiography. On other subjects, at least, historians agree that
things happen, but here ppl still figting if it did happen?
Isahia Berlin. One of the great minds of 20th century. His ove
Transatlantic history : Lecture 7
I- American Expansion: Andrew Jackson, populism, Indian removal, the Bank
Andrew Jackson is a masterpiece of American History. He was very controversial
during his time and remains so in American Historiography.
Technological revolution leads to political revolution: changes the way we connect,
understand relationships and togetherness.
4 Major Claims of Nationalism:
1. Nations exist. Nationalists make nations, not the opposite.
2. Interests and values of this na