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Kaufman, Stuart J.

The Balance of Power in World History

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Balance and Hierarchy in International Systems
William C. Wohlforth, Stuart J. Kaufman, Richard Little

2. Balancing and Balancing Failure in Biblical Times: Assyria and the Ancient Middle Eastern System, 900–600 BCE
Stuart J. Kaufman, William C. Wohlforth

3. The Greek City-States in the Fifth Century BCE: Persia and the Balance of Power
Richard Little

4. Intra-Greek Balancing, the Mediterranean Crisis of c. 201-200 BCE, and the Rise of Rome
Arthur M. Eckstein

5. The Forest and the King of Beasts: Hierarchy and Opposition in Ancient India (c. 600–232 BCE)
William J. Brenner

6. The Triumph of Domination in the Ancient Chinese System
Victoria Tin-bor Hui

7. ‘A Republic for Expansion’: The Roman Constitution and Empire and Balance-of-Power Theory
Daniel Deudney

8. Hierarchy and Resistance in American State-Systems 1400–1800 CE
Charles A. Jones

9. Stability and Hierarchy in East Asian International Relations, 1300–1900 CE
David C. Kang

10. Conclusion: Theoretical Insights from the Study of World History
Stuart J. Kaufman, Richard Little, William C. Wohlforth

Keywords: History, World History, Global and Transnational History, International Relations, Historiography and Method, Political Science, Sociology, general, Globalization

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
289 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230591684
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-50711-1

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