Understanding international conflicts: an introduction to theory and history

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Longman, 2003 - Law - 275 pages
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Part of the Longman Classics in Political Science Series, this highly readable and respected book balances history and theory to give international politics students a framework for analyzing the past and using it to understand the issues confronting us today. Part of the Longman Classics series, Nye's Understanding International Conflicts has been completely updated and features a new Foreword by Stanley Hoffman. A book that students enjoy reading, Nye's volume deftly balances theory and history to help students develop a well-rounded is a book that students enjoy reading, Nye's volume deftly balances theory and history to help students develop a well-rounded, informed framework for analyzing current issues and dilemmas. Updated with the most recent scholarship and replete with illustrative examples, the Fourth Edition explores the international issues confronting us at the beginning of the 21st Century. Understanding International Conflicts aims to provide students with the conceptual tools that will help them shape their own answers to the unfolding developments in our world long after exams are done.

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Also a book I had to read for a class - but so glad that I did. An extremely thorough yet easy to understand account of the history and future of international politics. It never read like a text book. I know I will refer to this book often! Read full review

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Contents

What Is International Politics?
3
The Peloponnesian War
12
Ethical Questions and International Politics
20
Copyright

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr., is Dean of the Faculty and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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