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The shield of Achilles : war, peace, and the course of history, Philip Bobbitt

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The shield of Achilles : war, peace, and the course of history
Title
The shield of Achilles
Title remainder
war, peace, and the course of history
Statement of responsibility
Philip Bobbitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Bobbitt, Philip
Dewey number
327
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Nation-state
  • International relations
  • Peace
  • War
  • International relations
  • Nation-state
  • Peace
  • War
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The shield of Achilles : war, peace, and the course of history, Philip Bobbitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 889-900) 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
Foreword / by Sir Michael Howard -- Prologue -- Book I: State of war. pt. I. The long war of the nation state. Thucydides and the epochal war ; The struggle begun: fascism, communism, parliamentarianism, 1914-1919 ; The struggle continued : 1919-1945 ; The struggle ended : 1945-1990 -- pt. II. A brief history of the modern state and its constitutional orders. Strategy and the constitutional order ; From princes to princely states : 1494-1648 ; From kingly states to territorial states : 1648-1776 ; From state-nations to nation-states : 1776-1914 ; The study of the modern state -- pt. III. The historic consequences of the long war. The market-state ; Strategic choices ; Strategy and the market-state ; The wars of the market-state -- Book II: States of peace. Introduction: The origin of international law in the constitutional order --Pt. I. The society of nation-states. Colonel House and a world made of law ; The Kitty Genovese incident and the war in Bosnia ; The death of the society of nation-states -- pt. II. A brief history of the Society States and the International Order. Peace and the international order ; The Treaty of Augsburg ; The Peace of Westphalia ; The Treaty of Utrecht ; The Congress of Vienna ; The Versailles Treaty ; The Peace of Paris -- pt. III. Challenges to the new international order ; Possible worlds ; The coming age of war and peace ; Peace in the society of market-states -- Epilogue -- Postscript: The Indian summer -- Appendix. A note on Eurocentrism ; A note on causality ; A note on periodicity
Control code
1082357
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
xxxii, 919 pages
Isbn
9780385721387
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Lccn
2003276807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385721387
  • (OCoLC)53130751
Label
The shield of Achilles : war, peace, and the course of history, Philip Bobbitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 889-900) 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
Foreword / by Sir Michael Howard -- Prologue -- Book I: State of war. pt. I. The long war of the nation state. Thucydides and the epochal war ; The struggle begun: fascism, communism, parliamentarianism, 1914-1919 ; The struggle continued : 1919-1945 ; The struggle ended : 1945-1990 -- pt. II. A brief history of the modern state and its constitutional orders. Strategy and the constitutional order ; From princes to princely states : 1494-1648 ; From kingly states to territorial states : 1648-1776 ; From state-nations to nation-states : 1776-1914 ; The study of the modern state -- pt. III. The historic consequences of the long war. The market-state ; Strategic choices ; Strategy and the market-state ; The wars of the market-state -- Book II: States of peace. Introduction: The origin of international law in the constitutional order --Pt. I. The society of nation-states. Colonel House and a world made of law ; The Kitty Genovese incident and the war in Bosnia ; The death of the society of nation-states -- pt. II. A brief history of the Society States and the International Order. Peace and the international order ; The Treaty of Augsburg ; The Peace of Westphalia ; The Treaty of Utrecht ; The Congress of Vienna ; The Versailles Treaty ; The Peace of Paris -- pt. III. Challenges to the new international order ; Possible worlds ; The coming age of war and peace ; Peace in the society of market-states -- Epilogue -- Postscript: The Indian summer -- Appendix. A note on Eurocentrism ; A note on causality ; A note on periodicity
Control code
1082357
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
xxxii, 919 pages
Isbn
9780385721387
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Lccn
2003276807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385721387
  • (OCoLC)53130751

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