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The origin and prevention of major wars

Author: Robert I Rotberg; Theodore K Rabb; Robert Gilpin; et al
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Studies in interdisciplinary history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th printView all editions and formats
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In this volume a distinguished group of political scientists and historians examine the origins of major wars and discuss the problems in preventing a nuclear war.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert I Rotberg; Theodore K Rabb; Robert Gilpin; et al
ISBN: 0521379555 9780521379557
OCLC Number: 799599994
Description: vi, 352 p. : graf. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 1. Old wars and future wars: causation and prevention Joseph S. Nye, Jr; Part I. The Origins of War: Structural Theories: 2. The theory of hegemonic war Robert Gilpin; 3. The origins of war in neorealist theory Kenneth N. Waltz; 4. The contribution of expected utility theory to the study of international conflict Bruce Bueno de Mesquita; Part II. The Origins of War: Explanation of Non-rational Causality: 5. Domestic politics and war Jack S. Levy; 6. War and misperception Robert Jervis; 7. Crises and the unexpected George H. Quester; Part III. Lessons and Analogies from Early Major Wars: 8. Ideology and conflict: the wars of the Ottoman Empire 1453-1606 John F. Guilmartin, Jr; 9. The origins of the thirty years' war Myron P. Gutmann; 10. The origins, causes and extension of the wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon Gunther E. Rothenberg; Part IV. Lessons and Analogies from the World Wars: 11. The origins of World War I Samuel R. Williamson, Jr; 12. Wargames: 1914-1919 Charles S. Maier; 13. The Origins of World War II in Europe: British deterrence failure and German expansionism Jeffrey L. Hughes; 14. The origins of the Pacific War Scott D. Sagan.
Series Title: Studies in interdisciplinary history.
Responsibility: edited by Robert I. Rotberg and Theodore K. Rabb ; contributors: Robert Gilpin ... [et al.].

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