War, Peace and International Relations: An Introduction to Strategic History

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Routledge Chapman & Hall, 2007 - Political Science - 306 pages

This new volume explores the theory and practice of war and peace in modern historical context.

In fifteen clear and concise chapters, this book hits the high and low points of international politics over a two hundred year period, plus a brief foray into the future out to 2025. War, Peace and International Relations serves as an excellent introduction to the international history of the past two centuries, showing how those two centuries were shaped and reshaped extensively by war. This book takes a broad view of what was relevant to the causes, courses, and consequences of wars.

This upper-level textbook is an invaluable resource for students of strategic studies, security studies, international relations and international history.

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Colin S. Gray is professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading. He has published 20 books and innumerable journal articles.

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