The dynastic monarchies that ruled during this time differed from their medieval predecessors in degree and form of personalization, but not in underlying dynamic. For real change we must wait until relatively recent times and the development of modern states and true capitalism.
It is a powerful thesis that demands to be read and addressed by theorists of all persuasions. Teschke's conclusion is incontestable. He has provided an intellectual gem destined to change the way scholars think about states. The Myth of is far removed from and a welcome alternative to the parsimonious muddle of realist state-centricity. Teschke's work is an outstanding book which deserves a wide readership.
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