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By Kerry Ward

ISBN-10: 0521885868

ISBN-13: 9780521885867

ISBN-10: 1107404738

ISBN-13: 9781107404731

This e-book argues that the Dutch East India corporation empire manifested itself via a number of networks that amalgamated spatially and through the years into an imperial internet whose sovereignty was once successfully created and maintained yet constantly partial and contingent. Networks of Empire proposes that early smooth empires have been constituted of sturdy networks of exchange, management, payment, legality, and migration whose nearby circuits and territorially and institutionally established nodes of regulatory energy operated not just on land and sea yet discursively besides. Rights of sovereignty have been granted to the corporate by way of the States common within the United Provinces. corporation administrators in Europe administered the workout of sovereignty by means of corporation servants in its chartered area. The empire constructed in dynamic reaction to demanding situations waged by way of members and different sovereign entities working in the Indian Ocean grid. by means of heavily studying the Dutch East India Company's community of pressured migration this publication explains how empires are constituted during the production, administration, contestation, devolution and reconstruction of those a number of and intersecting fields of partial sovereignty.

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