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No virtue like necessity : realist thought in international relations since Machiavelli, Jonathan Haslam

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No virtue like necessity : realist thought in international relations since Machiavelli
Title
No virtue like necessity
Title remainder
realist thought in international relations since Machiavelli
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Haslam
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is the first comprehensive history of the development of realist ideas in international relations throughout the last five hundred years. Jonathan Haslam focuses on the emergence and relevance of realist (or statist) thought, showing how it has shaped political thinking and international events since Machiavelli's time. Haslam draws on an array of original texts in various European languages to illustrate the views of rulers and thinkers, to reveal how wars and other crises affected the thinking of those who experienced them, and to locate realist thinking squarely within the history of political and economic thought." "The author explores four themes relating to international relations in the modern era: Reasons of State, the Balance of Power, the Balance of Trade, and Geopolitics. He contrasts realist ideas with universalist alternatives, both religious and secular, which were based on a more optimistic view of the nature of man or the nature of society. Realist thought never attained consistent predominance, Haslam demonstrates, and the struggle with universalist thought has remained an unresolved tension that can be traced throughout the evolution of international relations theory in the twentieth century."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haslam, Jonathan
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1253
LC item number
.H37 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • International relations
  • International relations
  • International relations
  • Relations internationales
  • Relations internationales
  • Relations internationales
  • International relations
  • International relations
  • International relations
  • Realpolitiek
  • Filosofische aspecten
  • Histoire
  • Raison d'État
  • Réalisme
  • Relations internationales
  • Théorie politique
  • Internationale Politik
  • Realismus
Label
No virtue like necessity : realist thought in international relations since Machiavelli, Jonathan Haslam
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reasons of state -- The balance of power -- The balance of trade -- Geopolitics -- From realpolitik to neorealism
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780300091502
Lccn
2001006066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48100719
  • (OCoLC)ocm48100719
Label
No virtue like necessity : realist thought in international relations since Machiavelli, Jonathan Haslam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reasons of state -- The balance of power -- The balance of trade -- Geopolitics -- From realpolitik to neorealism
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780300091502
Lccn
2001006066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48100719
  • (OCoLC)ocm48100719

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