Alliance Politics

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Cornell University Press, 1997 - Political Science - 414 pages
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The author creates a theory of alliances by deductive reasoning about the international system, by integrating ideas from neorealism, coalition formation, bargaining and game theory, and by empirical generalization from international history. Using cases from 1879 to 1914 to present a theory of alliance formation and management in a multipolar international system, he focuses particularly on three cases - Austria-Germany, Austria-Germany-Russia and France-Russia - and examines 22 episodes of intra-alliance bargaining.
 

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Contents

Alliance Formation
43
The AustroGerman Alliance of 1879 and the Three Emperors
79
The FrancoRussian Alliance of 18911894
109
Alliance Formation
129
Alliance Management
165
The AustroGerman Alliance 18801914
201
The FrancoRussian Alliance 18941914
261
Alliance Management
307
APPENDIX A European GreatPower Military Resources 18801913
373
Notes
379
Index
407
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