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The Cold War and After [electronic resource] : History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics.

By: Trachtenberg, Marc.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (330 p.).ISBN: 9781400842490 (electronic bk.); 1400842492 (electronic bk.); 1283457032; 9781283457033.Subject(s): World politics -- 20th century | World politics --1989- | Cold War | World politics -- 1945-1989 | World politics -- 1989- | World politics -- Philosophy | POLITICAL SCIENCE / GlobalizationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 327.1 | 327.10904 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I: Theory; Chapter One The Question of Realism: An Historian's View; Chapter Two The Problem of International Order and How to Think about It; Part II: History; Chapter Three The United States and Eastern Europe in 1945: A Reassessment; Chapter Four America, Europe, and German Rearmament, August- September 1950: A Critique of a Myth; Chapter Five The Making of the Western Defense System: France, the United States, and MC 48; Chapter Six The Structure of Great Power Politics, 1963-75
Summary: What makes for war or for a stable international system? Are there general principles that should govern foreign policy? In The Cold War and After, Marc Trachtenberg, a leading historian of international relations, explores how historical work can throw light on these questions. The essays in this book deal with specific problems--with such matters as nuclear strategy and U.S.-European relations. But Trachtenberg's main goal is to show how in practice a certain type of scholarly work can be done. He demonstrates how, in studying international politics, the conceptual and empirical sides of th
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What makes for war or for a stable international system? Are there general principles that should govern foreign policy? In The Cold War and After, Marc Trachtenberg, a leading historian of international relations, explores how historical work can throw light on these questions. The essays in this book deal with specific problems--with such matters as nuclear strategy and U.S.-European relations. But Trachtenberg's main goal is to show how in practice a certain type of scholarly work can be done. He demonstrates how, in studying international politics, the conceptual and empirical sides of th

Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I: Theory; Chapter One The Question of Realism: An Historian's View; Chapter Two The Problem of International Order and How to Think about It; Part II: History; Chapter Three The United States and Eastern Europe in 1945: A Reassessment; Chapter Four America, Europe, and German Rearmament, August- September 1950: A Critique of a Myth; Chapter Five The Making of the Western Defense System: France, the United States, and MC 48; Chapter Six The Structure of Great Power Politics, 1963-75

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