How Nations Make Peace

How Nations Make Peace

by Charles W. Kegley, Gregory A. Raymond
     
 

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Using case studies to illustrate the peace-making process, the authors of this book study the effects of peace agreements on societies from the ancient Greeks' to our own. Specifically, they explore what types of peace agreements are most likely to avert future conflict, introducing the theories, concepts and ethical perspectives available to evaluate peace-making

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Using case studies to illustrate the peace-making process, the authors of this book study the effects of peace agreements on societies from the ancient Greeks' to our own. Specifically, they explore what types of peace agreements are most likely to avert future conflict, introducing the theories, concepts and ethical perspectives available to evaluate peace-making strategies. Maps and chronologies supplement each case to summarize key events, people and circumstances and to give the reader a complete historical perspective from which to assess the prospects for peace in the twenty-first century.

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Peace scholars look at the processes by which governments end hostilities, and the effects of peace agreements on societies. They introduce the available theories, concepts, and ethical perspectives to evaluating peace-making strategies. They include case studies ranging from the ancient Greeks to the late 20th century with maps and chronologies, and an extensive glossary without pronunciation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312219482
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.22(h) x 0.78(d)

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