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Grand strategies : literature, statecraft, and world order

Grand strategies : literature, statecraft, and world order

Author: Charles Hill
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The international world of states and their modern system is a literary realm," writes Charles Hill in this powerful work on the practice of international relations. "It is where the greatest issues of the human condition are played out."A distinguished lifelong diplomat and educator, Hill aims to revive the ancient tradition of statecraft as practiced by humane and broadly educated men and women. Through lucid and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2009049442
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Hill
ISBN: 9780300165937 0300165935 9780300165937
OCLC Number: 961486435
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 368 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Classical orders --
Creative disorder --
Sources of modern world order --
What kind of state? --
Enlightenment : critique of diplomacy, state, and system --
America : a new idea --
Disorder and war --
The imported state --
The writer and the state --
Epilogue: Talleyrand and everything else.
Responsibility: Charles Hill.
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Offers an introduction to the basic concepts of the international order that not only defines what it is to build a civil society through diplomacy, justice, and lawful governance but also describes  Read more...


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"A truly masterful synthesis. . . . A kaleidoscopic masterpiece that illuminates all it surveys."--Edward N. Luttwak, American Interest -- Edward N. Luttwak * American Interest * "A fascinating Read more...

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