Rethinking the world : great power strategies and international order (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Rethinking the world : great power strategies and international order

Author: Jeffrey Legro
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©2005.
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stunning shifts in the worldviews of states mark the modern history of international affairs: how do societies think about - and rethink - international order and security? Japan's "opening," German conquest, American internationalism, Maoist independence, and Gorbachev's "new thinking" molded international conflict and cooperation in their eras. How do we explain such momentous changes in foreign policy - and in  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Legro
ISBN: 0801442729 0801473837 9780801442728 9780801473838
OCLC Number: 58976002
Description: xii, 253 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Great power ideas and change --
Explaining change and continuity --
The ebb and flow of American internationalism --
Germany, from outsider to insider --
Overhaul of orthodoxy in Tokugawa Japan and the Soviet Union --
The next century --
Appendix 1: The transformation of economic ideas --
Appendix 2: Analysis of presidential foreign policy.
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: Jeffrey W. Legro.
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Stunning shifts in the worldviews of states mark the modern history of international affairs: how do societies think about-and rethink-international order and security? Japan's "opening," German  Read more...

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