Using in-depth analysis of power relations, material changes and developments in ideologies, this essential text provides an accessible and student friendly historical introduction to the changing relations between states. The subjects covered include long term trends relating to war, the changing balance of power, decolonisation, the European system and the Cold War. This volume is essential reading for all those interested in the history of International Relations in the twentieth century.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Part 1 The Long Trends; Chapter 1 Population; Chapter 2 Production and Consumption; Chapter 3 Commerce and Finance; Chapter 4 Industry; Chapter 5 National Self-Determination; Chapter 6 War; Chapter 7 The Changing Balance of Power; Part 2 State Policy; Chapter 8 The Changing State; Chapter 9 The Interests of the Major Powers; Chapter 10 The Cold War; Chapter 11 Decolonisation; Chapter 12 Political Economy; Part 3 The New International Management; Chapter 13 The New Liberalism; Chapter 14 The New Diplomacy and the New State; Chapter 15 The Modern Law of Nations; Chapter 16 Public International Organisation; Chapter 17 Allies and Alliances; Chapter 18 The European System; Chapter 19 The Revolution of Internationalism;
Cornelia Navari is Senior Lecturer in Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham.