Perry Anderson's essays about modern states in The London Review of Books
August 25, 2012 4:15 PM Subscribe
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Perry Anderson's book length three part series on the history of India from the beginnings of its independence movement
, through independence and partition
into its recent history as a nation-state
is the latest in a series of erudite, opinionated and wordy articles in The London Review of Books by the UCLA professor of history and sociology on the modern history of various countries, so far taking in Brazil, Italy, Turkey, Cyprus, the EU, Russia, Taiwan and France.Lula's Brazil
Land without Prejudice: Berlusconi’s Italy
, An Entire Order Converted into What It Was Intended to End: Italy’s Decline
, An Invertebrate Left: Italy’s Squandered Heritage
Kemalism: After the Ottomans
, After Kemal
The Divisions of Cyprus
Russia's Managed Democracy: Why Putin?
(plus Anderson's contemporary reflection on being in Moscow when the Soviet Union collapsed
Stand-Off in Taiwan
Dégringolade: The Fall of France
, Union Sucrée: The Normalising of France
The letters in response appended to the bottom of the articles are often quite interesting and generally worth reading.
Perry Anderson has also written articles on other subjects
for the LRB.