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Personalities, War and Diplomacy
Essays in International History

Edited By

T.G. Otte


C. Pagedas

ISBN 9781138881945
Published March 31, 2015 by Routledge
316 Pages

USD $59.95

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Book Description

Combines essays on the "personality dimension" in the 19th and 20th century international history, placing in a proper historical perspective the impact of individual diplomats, politicians and military strategists on foreign policy-making.

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Canadian Journal of History - reviewed by Keith Neilson - Royal Military college of Canada

"In short, this is a valuable book. The editors are to be congratulated, both for their own efforts and for assembling a strong cast of contributors. Let us hope that the volume stimulates further work on the impact of personality on policy."

FC Journal - Diplomacy and Statecraft - reveiwed by P.M.H.Bell University of Liverpool

"The editors have conceived an enterprising and worthwhile project, and carried it through to a successful conclusion, in thee shape of a new and forceful contribution to a long-running debate."

"This is an excellent collection of essays which, as Roy Jenkins points out in his preface, "rarely fail to provide both little-known information and beams of illumination"." - Michael Dockrill, Contemporary Security Policy

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