Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace

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McGraw-Hill, 1993 - Political Science - 419 pages
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This brief edition - edited by Professor Morgenthau's former research assistant - is an updated version of the sixth edition of a text on international politics As such, it features the same themes, including national interest and power, that are commonplace among practitioners of foreign policy. The new format allows the instructor more flexibility - now he or she can assign the definitive framework on international relations with supplemental readers that offer more information on current applications.

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Profound work of political thought by one of the greatest realist thinkers of the 20th Century. HM breaks down political motives to their essence by equating them to the motives of the individual - the quest for power. Must read for any student of international affairs.


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Peter Hamilton is Lecturer in Sociology at The Open University. He played a key role in developing sociology at The Open University, and in sociology publishing more generally. His recent publications include "The Beautiful and the Damned" (with Roger Hargreaves) (2001).

Kenneth Thompson is Professor in Sociology at The Open University. He was one of the founders of sociology at The Open University and is co-President of the International Sociological Association Research Committee on Sociological Theory. His previous publications include "Moral Panics" (1999).

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