1. Capstones and Organisms.
2. A Curious Stability.
3. An Absolute Collapse.
4. State Power and Patterns of Late Development (written with Ding-Xin Zhao).
5. Consolidations of Democracy.
6. Nationalisms, Classified and Explained.
7. Will the United States Decline as Britain did?.
8. The Weary Titan? Arms and Empire, 1870-1913.
Conclusion: The State of Post-Modernism.