Exorcising the Ghost of Westphalia: Building World Order in the New Millennium / Edition 1

Exorcising the Ghost of Westphalia: Building World Order in the New Millennium / Edition 1

by Charles W. Kegley, Gregory A. Raymond
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130163023

ISBN-13: 9780130163028

Pub. Date: 05/25/2001

Publisher: Pearson

The authors of this groundbreaking book take as a point of departure the precedent-setting agreements established by the Treaties of Westphalia to illuminate the options for maintaining peace. The book describes the system of world order established by the Peace of Westphalia and offers readers an evaluation of its relevance for the increasingly

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The authors of this groundbreaking book take as a point of departure the precedent-setting agreements established by the Treaties of Westphalia to illuminate the options for maintaining peace. The book describes the system of world order established by the Peace of Westphalia and offers readers an evaluation of its relevance for the increasingly globalized world of the early twenty-fist century, as well as proposing an alternative system of global governance. Provides comprehensive coverage of the causes of great-powers war, the evolutionary course of the Thirty Years' War, durable peace settlements, the relevance of Thirty Years' War to today's environment, and offers an alternative model of world order. For individuals interested in international relations and global issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130163028
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/25/2001
Series:
Prentice Hall Studies in International Relations: Enduring Questions in Changing Times Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Preface.

Introduction.

I. THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR AND THE GENESIS OF THE MODERN INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM: A PROLOGUE TO THE FUTURE.

1. The Causes of the Thirty Years' War.

2. The Evolutionary Course of the Thirty Years' War.

3. The Costs of the Thirty Years' War.

II. THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA'S BLUEPRINT FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.

4. Negotiating the Peace Settlement.

5. The Consequences of the Peace Settlement.

III. THE WESTPHALIAN GHOST AND THE FUTURE WORLD ORDER.

6. Challenges to World Order at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century.

7. Westphalia's Problematic Contribution to Contemporary World Order.

8. The Importance of Trust in Global Governance for World Order.

Endnotes.

References.

Photo Credits.

Index.

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