Twenty Years' Crisis 1919-1939: An Introduction to the Study of International Relations / Edition 2

Twenty Years' Crisis 1919-1939: An Introduction to the Study of International Relations / Edition 2

by E. H. Carr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333963776

ISBN-13: 9780333963777

Pub. Date: 12/07/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

E.H. Carr's Twenty Years' Crisis is a classic work in International Relations. Published in 1939, on the eve of World War II, it was immediately recognized by friend and foe alike as a defining work in the fledgling discipline. The author was one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals of the twentieth century. The issues and themes he develops in this…  See more details below

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E.H. Carr's Twenty Years' Crisis is a classic work in International Relations. Published in 1939, on the eve of World War II, it was immediately recognized by friend and foe alike as a defining work in the fledgling discipline. The author was one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals of the twentieth century. The issues and themes he develops in this book continue to have relevance to modern day concerns with power and its distribution in the international system. Michael Cox's critical introduction provides the reader with background information about the author, the context for the book, its main themes and contemporary relevance. Written with the student in mind, it offers a guide to understanding a complex, but crucial text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333963777
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/07/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
291
Sales rank:
624,389
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.61(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Michael Cox Chronology of Events Glossary of Names A Carr Bibliography PART ONE: THE SCIENCE OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICS The Beginning of a Science Utopia and Reality PART TWO: THE INTERNATIONAL CRISIS The Utopian Background The Harmony of Interests The Realist Critique The Limitations of Realism PART THREE: POLITICS, POWER AND MORALITY The Nature of Politics Power in International Politics Morality in International Politics PART FOUR: LAW AND CHANGE The Foundations of Law The Sanctity of Treaties The Judicial Settlement of International Disputes Peaceful Change CONCLUSION The Prospects of a New International Order Index

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