Force and Statecraft Diplomatic Challenges of Our Time

ISBN-10: 0195162498

ISBN-13: 9780195162493

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

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This book is for upper division courses in Diplomatic History, Diplomacy and Statecraft, or history of foreign relations, and has sold extremely well through three editions. For the fourth edition, the original co-authors, Craig and George, were joined by Paul Lauren from the University of Montana. The book is divided into three parts: the first section is a survey of international history and diplomacy; the second part is about specific problems, divided into chapters on theLessons of History, Negotiation, Deterrence, Coercive Diplomacy and Crisis Management; the third part explores ethics and other restraints on force and statecraft.
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List price: $57.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The Emergence of Diplomacy and the Great Powers
The Early Techniques, Instruments, and Ideas of Diplomacy
States and Raison d'etat in the Seventeenth Century
War and Ceompetition in the Eighteenth Century
The Classical System of Diplomacy, 1815-1914
Building a System with a Balance of Power and a Concert
Change and an Experiment with a Defensive Alliance System
Further Change and an Experiment with Bipolar Alignment
Characteristics of the System
The Diplomatic Revolution Begins, 1919-1939
Attempts at Peacemaking and System Building
Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Economics and Foreign Policy
Totalitarian and Democratic Diplomacy and the Contrast of Norms
A Postwar System of Security: Great Power Directorate or United Nations?
Plans for a Postwar System of Security
Force and Statecraft as Envisioned by the United Nations Charter
Changing World Conditions and Readjustments
The Cold War
The Origins and Escalation of the Cold War
Seeking Restraints Through Deterrence, Diplomacy, and Detente
Persistent Problems and the Final Demise of the Cold War
The Evolving International System
""A World in a Rapid State of Transition""
Challenges to Nation-States and National Sovereighnty
Terrorists and the ""War Against Terrorism""
Partners or Rivals?
Lessons of History and Knowledge for Statecraft
Classical Writers on the Importance of Historical Lessons
The Historical Habit of Mind
The Challenges of Learning and Applying Lessons of History
Structured, Focused Comparisons
Principles of Negotiation
The Congress of Vienna, 1814-1815
The Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1972-1975
Negotiations Over Nuclear Weapons in North Korea, N993-2005
Principles of Deterrence
Collective Security for the Post-1815 Settlement
British and French Attempts to Deter Hitler's Attack on Poland, 1939
Contemporary American Deterrence Over Taiwan
Coercive Diplomacy
Principles of Coercive Diplomacy
American ""Gunboat Diplomacy,"" 1852-1941
U.S. Policy Toward Japan, 1938-1941
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Crisis Management
Principles of Crisis Management
Bismarck as an ""Honest Broker"" in the Crisis of 1878
The ""Guns of August,"" 1914
Managing the 1973 Arab-Israeli War
Ethics and Other Restraints on Force and Statecraft
Practical, Structural, and Political Restraints
Ethics and International Politics
Ethical Restraints for Foreign Policy
Ethical Restraints for Armed Force
Epilogue: Some Reflections on History, Theory, the Diplomatic Revolution, and Challenges Ahead
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