The Making of Peace: Rulers, States, and the Aftermath of War

The Making of Peace: Rulers, States, and the Aftermath of War

by Williamson Murray
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521731933

ISBN-13: 9780521731935

Pub. Date: 12/31/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Making of Peace represents a unique contribution to the study of war: namely, the difficulties that statesman have confronted in attempting to put back together the pieces after a major conflict. It contains a number of case studies by many leading historians in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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The Making of Peace represents a unique contribution to the study of war: namely, the difficulties that statesman have confronted in attempting to put back together the pieces after a major conflict. It contains a number of case studies by many leading historians in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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ISBN-13:
9780521731935
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Williamson Murray; 2. The peace of Nicias Paul H. Rahe; 3. 'A swift and sure peace': the congress of Westphalia 1643–1648 Derek Croxton and Geoffrey Parker; 3. The peace of Paris, 1763 Fred Anderson; 4. In search of repose: the congress of Vienna and the making of peace Richard Hart Sinnreich; 5. War and peace in the post-civil war south James M. McPherson; 6. Vae victoribus: Bismarck's quest for peace in the Franco-Prussian war, 1870–1871 Marcus Jones; 7. Versailles: the peace without a chance Williamson Murray; 8. 'Building buffers and filling vacuums': Great Britain and the Middle East, 1914–1922 John Gooch; 9. Mission improbable, fear, culture, and interest: peacemaking, 1943–1949 Colin Gray; 10. The economic making of peace James Lacey; 11. Ending the Cold War Frederick W. Kagan; 12. Conclusion: history and the making of peace Richard Hart Sinnreich.

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