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The Falklands Crisis: The Rights and the Wrongs
     

The Falklands Crisis: The Rights and the Wrongs

by Peter Calvert
 

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The purpose of this book is to give an accurate and scholarly assessment of a major international crisis, and to contribute to public understanding of the decisions and processes that brought about the crisis. Calvert deals with the nature and history of the Falkland Islands, the grounds for the competing claims, the political background and events in both Argentina

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The purpose of this book is to give an accurate and scholarly assessment of a major international crisis, and to contribute to public understanding of the decisions and processes that brought about the crisis. Calvert deals with the nature and history of the Falkland Islands, the grounds for the competing claims, the political background and events in both Argentina and Britain that led up to the crisis, and the unfolding events of the crisis itself, in its political, diplomatic and military aspects. He concludes with a substantial assessment of the impact of the crisis on international politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312279646
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/28/1982
Pages:
183

Meet the Author

Peter Calvert was Professor Emeritus of Comparative and International Politics at the University of Southampton, UK.

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