War, Peace and International Relations: An Introduction to Strategic History
Routledge, Jun 11, 2007 - History - 320 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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1 Themes and contexts of strategic history
2 Carl von Clausewitz and the theory of war
The French Revolution and the Napoleonic way of war
A strategic view
Technology warfare and international order
Strategy and warfare
Politics and ideology
The nuclear revolution
An interwar decade
17 911 and the age of terror
Guerrillas insurgents and terrorists
19 War peace and international order
Must future strategic history resemble the past?