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1. Evolution of diplomacy

1. Evolution of diplomacy  

Joseph M. Siracusa

in Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777950
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10.1093/actrade/9780199588503.003.0001
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Traditional diplomacy is dealing with the interface of conflict and peace-making. ‘Evolution of diplomacy’ describes the history of diplomacy and shows that it has become much more than the ... More
8. Whither poverty?

8. Whither poverty?  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
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9780191785078
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0008
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A world without extreme poverty is still some way off, but there have been moments where some actual poverty reduction occurred. ‘Whither poverty?’ considers three of the post-1960 attempts ... More
2. Diplomacy of the American Revolution

2. Diplomacy of the American Revolution  

Joseph M. Siracusa

in Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777950
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10.1093/actrade/9780199588503.003.0002
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‘Diplomacy of the American Revolution’ considers the United States' battle for independence and the diplomatic efforts required to reach agreement with Great Britain. In order to win ... More
5. The constitutional peace

5. The constitutional peace  

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191788642
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10.1093/actrade/9780199656004.003.0006
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9780199656004
‘The constitutional peace’ recounts the history of peace that emerges from the use of law, institutions, rights, and prosperity rather than enforced military power. This idea was born out ... More
3. ‘As if the king of each’16th and 17th centuries

3. ‘As if the king of each’: 16th and 17th centuries  

Martyn Rady

in The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191834714
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10.1093/actrade/9780198792963.003.0003
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9780198792963
Charles V did not try to unite his disparate realms, but ruled instead through the separate governments of his individual lands and kingdoms. The preferred method of 16th-century Habsburg ... More
9. Swing to the right, 1977–1995

9. Swing to the right, 1977–1995  

Michael Stanislawski

in Zionism: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780190625207
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10.1093/actrade/9780199766048.003.0009
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9780199766048
Menachem Begin became prime minister of Israel on June 20, 1977, with a clear goal: to implement as quickly and as extensively as possible the policies of Revisionist Zionism as articulated ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Marc Mulholland

in Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191863639
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825005.003.0001
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Northern Ireland is a case study of civil conflict and peace building. For Catholics, the conflict was essentially about nationality, for Protestants, it was essentially about religion. The ... More
3. The modern state system

3. The modern state system  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

in Borders: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365791
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10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.003.0003
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9780199731503
In the ancient world, borders were not clearly defined. However, the variable and flexible approaches to borders gradually gave way to a more standardized and rigid notion of territory and ... More
6. Elder statesman

6. Elder statesman  

J. L. Heilbron

in Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780191859861
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10.1093/actrade/9780198819264.003.0006
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9780198819264
Bohr worked briefly at Los Alamos, the centre of the American atomic bomb project, after fleeing to Sweden with most of Danish Jewry in 1943. As an ‘elder statesman’ he secured audiences ... More
1. From war to armistice to peace conference

1. From war to armistice to peace conference  

Michael S. Neiberg

in The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780190645014
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10.1093/actrade/9780190644987.003.0001
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9780190644987
“From war to armistice to peace conference” outlines the events that took place from the summer of 1918, when it became clear that the Germans could not win the war, to the signing of the ... More
3. Ideals versus interests

3. Ideals versus interests  

Michael S. Neiberg

in The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780190645014
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10.1093/actrade/9780190644987.003.0003
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9780190644987
“Ideals versus interests” considers the workings of the Paris Peace Conference by examining four different rationales for the shifting of post-imperial borders in Europe. Unfortunately, ... More
2. An impossible hybrid: the structure of the United Nations

2. An impossible hybrid: the structure of the United Nations  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780190222734
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10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0003
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9780190222703
‘An impossible hybrid: the structure of the United Nations’ explains the various functions of the conglomeration of organizations, divisions, bodies, and secretariats that make up the UN. ... More
3. The nation as social relation

3. The nation as social relation  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
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10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0003
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9780192840981
‘The nation as social relation’ explores the social relation aspects of nation. Social relations can be thought of as ‘tools’ for nation building, but while tools have an objective physical ... More
1. Clausewitz in his time

1. Clausewitz in his time  

Michael Howard

in Clausewitz: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775642
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802576.003.0001
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9780192802576
‘Clausewitz in his time’ reveals the influences on Clausewitz's thinking and puts the writing of On War in context. Clausewitz served in the Prussian army from age twelve under renowned ... More
Introduction: the multiple dimensions of peace

Introduction: the multiple dimensions of peace  

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191788642
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10.1093/actrade/9780199656004.003.0001
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9780199656004
The ‘Introduction’ gives a brief historical sketch of the development of the notion of peace. The story of peace is as old as that of war. Historically, peace is seen as an absence of ... More
9. Hybrid forms of peace

9. Hybrid forms of peace  

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191788642
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10.1093/actrade/9780199656004.003.0010
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9780199656004
‘Hybrid forms of peace’ describes types of peace which lie beyond liberal peace frameworks. These are emerging in diverse locations around the world today and are neither strictly liberal ... More
6. The institutional peace

6. The institutional peace  

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191788642
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10.1093/actrade/9780199656004.003.0007
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‘The institutional peace’ introduces a form of peace that has been influential in the modern era, one that relies on international institutions and law to support the consolidation of a ... More
7. The civil peace

7. The civil peace  

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191788642
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10.1093/actrade/9780199656004.003.0008
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9780199656004
‘The civil peace’ describes a type of peace that is based on the idea that every person in society has the ability to mobilize for peace from a number of different perspectives which could ... More
Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction

Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction  

Joseph M. Siracusa

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777950
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588503.001.0001
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book
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9780199588503
Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction introduces diplomacy from a historical perspective, providing examples from significant historical phases and episodes to illustrate the ... More
Epilogue: new agendas for peace

Epilogue: new agendas for peace  

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191788642
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10.1093/actrade/9780199656004.003.0011
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9780199656004
‘Epilogue: new agendas for peace’ looks at the future for peacebuilding, outlines possible new agendas for peacebuilders, and gives a history of how peacebuilding has developed. New forms ... More

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