Encyclopedia of Empire

Editor: Mackenzie, John
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-11-844064-3
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 135
Book Status: Available
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The Encyclopedia of Empire provides exceptional in-depth, comparative coverage of empires throughout human history and across the globe.

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Table of Contents

  • A
  • Abbasid Caliphate
  • Aceh, Sultanate of
  • Achaemenid Empire
  • Adal Sultanate
  • Administration and bureaucracy
  • African kingdoms and empires
  • Agriculture and empire
  • Air power
  • Ajuran Sultanate
  • Akkadian Empire
  • Aksum, Kingdom of
  • al-Andalus (Muslim Iberia)
  • Algiers, Ottoman Regency of
  • America, United States of: 1. Continental expansion after 1776
  • America, United States of: 2. Overseas empire
  • America, United States of: 3. 20th century to the present
  • Angevin (Plantagenet) Empire
  • Angevin Empire (French “Second” Angevin dynasty)
  • Anglo-Norman Empire
  • Anthropology and empire
  • Anti-imperialism and anti-colonialism
  • Aragon, Crown of
  • Archaeology and empire
  • Architecture, imperial
  • Aristocracies and kingship
  • Armenia, Kingdom of (ancient)
  • Asante Kingdom
  • Assimilation and empire
  • Assyrian Empire
  • Astronomy and navigation
  • Athenian Empire
  • Austrian Empire (to 1867)
  • Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867–1918)
  • Avar Khaganate
  • Aztec Empire
  • B
  • Bactrian or Graeco-Bactrian Kingdom
  • Baekje (Paekje) Kingdom
  • Bahmani Sultanate
  • Bamana Empire of Segu
  • Barbarians and barbarism
  • Belgian Empire
  • Bengal, Sultanate of
  • Benin (Edo city-state)
  • Boer War and Great Power relations
  • Botany and empire
  • Brazil, Empire of
  • British Empire: 1. 1707–1914
  • British Empire: 10. North America, to 1783
  • British Empire: 11. North America (Canada), from 1783
  • British Empire: 12. Southeast Asia
  • British Empire: 2. From 1914
  • British Empire: 3. Africa
  • British Empire: 4. Australasia and Pacific
  • British Empire: 5. Caribbean, 1624–1838
  • British Empire: 6. Caribbean, 19th–20th centuries
  • British Empire: 7. India, to 1858
  • British Empire: 8. India, from 1858
  • British Empire: 9. Indian Ocean
  • Brunei, Sultanate of
  • Buganda, Kingdom of
  • Bulgarian Medieval Empire (First and Second)
  • Bunyoro-Kitara, Kingdom of
  • Burgundy, Duchy (States) of
  • Burmese Empire
  • Burundi, Kingdom of
  • Byzantine Empire: 1. 330–650
  • Byzantine Empire: 2. 650–1204
  • Byzantine Empire: 3. 1204–1461
  • C
  • Capitalism and imperialism
  • Carolingian Empire
  • Carthaginian Empire
  • Cartography and empire
  • Cartography in the Russian Empire
  • Cavalry and empires
  • Central Javanese Empire (Early Mataram)
  • Ceremonial and court culture
  • Chaghadai Khanate
  • Chalukya dynasty
  • Chartered companies
  • Chavin culture (pre-Moche)
  • Chera Kingdom
  • Chimu Empire
  • China and treaty-port imperialism
  • China, imperial: 1. Qin dynasty, 221–207 bce
  • China, imperial: 2. Han dynasty, 206 bce–220 ce
  • China, imperial: 3. 220–c.580
  • China, imperial: 4. Sui, Tang, and Five dynasties periods, c.581–960
  • China, imperial: 5. Song dynasty period, 960–1279
  • China, imperial: 6. Yuan dynasty period, 1279–1368
  • China, imperial: 7. Ming dynasty period, 1368–1644
  • China, imperial: 8. Qing or Manchu dynasty period, 1636–1911
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Chola (Cola) Empire
  • Choson (Joseon) Korea
  • Christianity and empire
  • Cinema and empire
  • Cities, imperial
  • Client states
  • Collaborators and empire
  • Colonies, variety of
  • Confucianism
  • Coronations and rituals
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Crimean Khanate
  • Crusader States (Eastern Mediterranean)
  • Cultural genocide
  • D
  • Dahomey, Kingdom of
  • Danish Empire
  • Deccan sultanates
  • Decline of empires
  • Decolonization
  • Delhi Sultanate
  • Dependency theory
  • Dervish State (Somali)
  • Diplomacy and empire
  • Disease and medicine
  • Dong Hu tribal confederation
  • Drugs and empire
  • Durrani Empire
  • Dutch Empire: 1. Origins and organization
  • Dutch Empire: 2. Africa
  • Dutch Empire: 3. America and the Caribbean
  • Dutch Empire: 4. East Indies
  • E
  • Eastern Ganga and Gajapati empires
  • Economics of empire
  • Egypt: 1. Ancient (New Kingdom)
  • Egypt: 2. Ptolemaic
  • Egypt: 3. Early medieval (Tulunid to Fatimid)
  • Egypt: 4. Late medieval (including Syria: Ayyubid, Mamluk)
  • Egypt: 5. Empire (Mehmed Ali dynasty)
  • Elamite Kingdom
  • Empire: Selected Maps
  • Empires from the viewpoint of the colonized
  • Empires in world history: characteristics, concepts, and consequences
  • English Empire (British Isles and colonies to 1707)
  • Enlightenment and empire
  • Environment and empire
  • Epirus, Kingdom of
  • Ethiopian Empire
  • European expansionism
  • Exhibitions and expositions
  • Exploration and empire
  • F
  • Financial institutions
  • Food and famine
  • Foreign interventionism
  • Fortifications, imperial
  • Forward policies
  • French Empire: 1. General
  • French Empire: 10. North America
  • French Empire: 11. Pacific
  • French Empire: 2. First or Napoleonic Empire
  • French Empire: 3. Second Empire
  • French Empire: 4. Third Republic
  • French Empire: 5. Decolonization
  • French Empire: 6. Africa
  • French Empire: 7. Asia
  • French Empire: 8. Caribbean
  • French Empire: 9. Indian Ocean
  • Frontiers and their control
  • Fulani Empire (Sokoto)
  • Funan, Kingdom of
  • Funj Sultanate of Sinnar
  • Futa Jalon
  • Futa Toro
  • G
  • Gao Empire
  • Gender and empire
  • Genocide and empire
  • Genoese Republic
  • Georgia, Kingdom of
  • Germany: 1. Colonialism, Early Modern period
  • Germany: 2. Colonial empire
  • Ghana, Empire of
  • Ghurid Sultanate
  • Globalization and empire
  • Goguryeo Kingdom
  • Golden Horde Khanate
  • Goryeo (Koryo) Kingdom
  • Gunboat diplomacy
  • Gupta Empire
  • Gurjara-Pratihara (Pratihara) Empire
  • H
  • Harsha Empire
  • Hephthalite Khanate
  • Hittite Empire
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Hoysala Empire
  • Humanitarianism and empire
  • Hungary, medieval Kingdom of
  • Hunnic Empire
  • Hunting and empire
  • Hurrian Kingdom of Urkesh
  • I
  • Ideology, imperial
  • Ifat, Sultanate of
  • Ifriqiya, medieval empires of (Aghlabid to Hafsid)
  • Il-Khanate Empire
  • Imperialism, theories of
  • Inca (Tawantinsuyu) Empire
  • Indo-Parthian Kingdom
  • Indo-Scythian (Saka) Kingdom
  • Informal empire
  • Iran, Imperial State of
  • Islam and empire
  • Italian Empire
  • Italo-Norman Empire
  • J
  • Japan (Sengoku period)
  • Japanese Empire
  • Johor-Riau Empire
  • K
  • Kaabu Kingdom
  • Kadamba Kingdom
  • Kakatiya Kingdom
  • Kalmyk Khanate
  • Kanem-Bornu Empire
  • Karakhanid Khanate
  • Kara-Khitan Khanate (Western Liao)
  • Karkota dynasty of Kashmir
  • Kazakh Khanate
  • Kazan Khanate
  • Khazar Khaganate
  • Khitan (Liao) Empire
  • Khmer Empire
  • Khwarazmian Empire
  • Kimek Khaganate
  • Kong (Ouattara or Wattara) Empire
  • Kongo, Kingdom of
  • Kush, Kingdom of
  • Kushan Empire
  • Kyrgyz Khaganate
  • L
  • Lan Xang Kingdom (early Laos)
  • Languages and empire
  • Latin Empire (Constantinople)
  • Lithuania, Grand Duchy of
  • Lombard Kingdom
  • Lozi Empire
  • Luba–Lunda states
  • Lydia, Kingdom of
  • Lysimachus, Kingdom of
  • M
  • Macedonian Empire
  • Magadha, Kingdom of
  • Mahdist State (Sudan)
  • Maitraka Empire
  • Majapahit Empire
  • Malagasy empires (Sakalava and Merina)
  • Mali Empire
  • Mandates, League of Nations’
  • Maratha Empire
  • Maravi Kingdom
  • Martial race theory
  • Marxism and imperialism
  • Massina Empire
  • Mataram, Sultanate of
  • Material cultures of empire
  • Maukhari Empire
  • Mauryan Empire
  • Median Empire
  • Melaka (Malacca) Sultanate
  • Migrants and migration
  • Minoan civilization
  • Miscegenation
  • Missions and missionaries
  • Mitanni Kingdom
  • Mixtec Empire
  • Mongol Empire, Great
  • Morocco: 1. Medieval empires
  • Morocco: 2. Later empire (from the 16th century)
  • Mossi Empire
  • Mughal Empire
  • Muscat and Zanzibar, Sultanate of
  • Music and empire
  • Mycenaean civilization
  • Mysore, Kingdom of
  • N
  • Nabataean Kingdom
  • Nabobs
  • Nanda Empire
  • Nationalism and imperialism
  • Nazi Empire
  • Neo-Assyrian Empire
  • Neo-Babylonian (Chaldean) Empire
  • Neo-colonialism
  • Neo-Sumerian (Ur III) Kingdom
  • Nguni empires
  • Nogai Horde
  • Nomads
  • North Sea (Anglo-Scandinavian) Empire
  • Norway, Kingdom of (13th–14th centuries)
  • Novgorod Republic
  • O
  • Old Babylonian period
  • Orientalism
  • Ostrogoths, Kingdom of the
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Oyo (Yoruba) Empire
  • P
  • Pala Empire
  • Pallavas of Kanchi
  • Pandyan Empire
  • Parhae, Kingdom of
  • Parthian Empire
  • Partition of Africa
  • Pergamon, Kingdom of (Attalids)
  • Persian Empire, early medieval (Saffarid to Buyid)
  • Persian Empire, later (Afsharid to Qajar)
  • Photography and empire
  • Phrygian Kingdom
  • Pisa, Republic of
  • Poland, medieval (Piast dynasty)
  • Policing and colonial control
  • Polish–Lithuanian Empire
  • Pontic Empire
  • Popular imperialism
  • Ports in ancient and medieval empires
  • Ports, imperial
  • Portuguese Empire: 1. Origins and development
  • Portuguese Empire: 2. Africa
  • Portuguese Empire: 3. America
  • Portuguese Empire: 4. Asia
  • Postcolonialism
  • Posts and telegraphs, imperial
  • Propaganda and empire
  • R
  • Race and empire
  • Rai dynasty of Sind
  • Railways and empire
  • Rashidun Caliphate
  • Rashtrakuta Empire
  • Religion and empire
  • Revolts, colonial
  • Revolution and social change
  • Roman Empire: 1. To 96 ce
  • Roman Empire: 2. 96–180
  • Roman Empire: 3. 180–395
  • Roman Empire: 4. 395–476
  • Rouran (Juan Juan) Khaganate
  • Russia: 1. Rus‘ and the Riurikid dynasty (9th century to c.1240)
  • Russia: 2. Moscow, Grand Duchy of (13th century to 1547)
  • Russia: 3. Tsardom of Muscovy (1547–1721)
  • Russia: 4. Empire (1721–1917)
  • Russia: 5. Soviet (USSR)
  • Rustamid Imamate
  • Rwanda, Kingdom of
  • S
  • Safavid Empire
  • Sailendra Empire of Java
  • Sasanian Empire
  • Satavahana Empire
  • Science, imperial
  • Scotland, Darien, and imperial ambition
  • Scythian Empire
  • Seleucid Empire
  • Seljuk Empire, Great
  • Seljuk Sultanate of Anatolia (Rum)
  • Sena Empire
  • Serbian Empire
  • Settler empires
  • Sex and empire
  • Shibanid Empire
  • Shipping, imperial
  • Shona empires
  • Shunga Kingdom
  • Sibir‘, Khanate of
  • Sikh Empire
  • Silla, Kingdom of
  • Singhasari Kingdom of Java
  • Slave armies
  • Slavery, institution of
  • Soft power and empire
  • Songhai Empire
  • Spanish Empire: 1. Origins and organization
  • Spanish Empire: 2. From 1580
  • Spanish Empire: 3. The Americas
  • Spartan Empire
  • Sport: 1. Ancient empires
  • Sport: 2. Modern empires
  • Srivijaya, Kingdom of
  • Steppe empires
  • Subaltern Studies
  • Sub-imperialism
  • Suez Crisis and the end of empire
  • Swedish Empire
  • S
  • Tangut Empire of the Great Xixia
  • Tarascan (P'urhépecha) Empire
  • Technology and empire
  • Teotihuacan Empire
  • Tepanec Empire
  • Ternate, Sultanate of
  • Teutonic Order, State of the
  • Thai Kingdom
  • Thalassocracies
  • Tibetan Empire
  • Timurid Empire
  • Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) culture
  • Toltec Empire
  • Tourism and empire
  • Trade and commerce
  • Tributary systems
  • Tuʻi Tonga Empire
  • Tukulor Empire
  • Türgesh Khaganate
  • Türk Khaganate
  • Turkoman confederations, the (Aqqoyunlu and Qaraqoyunlu)
  • U
  • Umayyad Caliphate
  • ʿUqaylid Emirate
  • Urartu, Kingdom of
  • Uyghur Khaganate
  • V
  • Vakataka Kingdom
  • Vandals, Kingdom of the
  • Venetian Empire
  • Vietnamese (Dai Viet) Empire
  • Vijayanagara Empire
  • Vishnukundina Empire
  • Visigoths, Kingdom of the
  • Visual communication in ancient empires
  • Volga Bulgar Emirate
  • W
  • Wadai (Ouaddai) Empire
  • Wahhabi Empire
  • War, weaponry, and empire: 1. Ancient
  • War, weaponry, and empire: 2. Modern
  • Wari (Huari) culture
  • Wars of independence
  • Wars of religion
  • Wassalou (Mandinka) Empire
  • Western Satrap (Western Kshatrapa) Kingdom
  • White Horde Khanate
  • Wolof Empire
  • World War I and empire
  • World War II and empire
  • X
  • Xianbei Empire
  • Xiongnu Empire
  • Y
  • Yap and the Yap Empire (Micronesia)
  • Z
  • Zapotec Empire
  • Zünghar (Dzungar) Khanate