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Offering a thought-provoking combination of analysis and chronological coverage, this book offers an up-to-date treatment of a crucial period in the development of European international relations. The determined engagement with events in Eastern Europe redresses the general tendency to focus on Western Europe. In theoretical terms, there is a criticism of determonistic, sOffering a thought-provoking combination of analysis and chronological coverage, this book offers an up-to-date treatment of a crucial period in the development of European international relations. The determined engagement with events in Eastern Europe redresses the general tendency to focus on Western Europe. In theoretical terms, there is a criticism of determonistic, structural and systemic accounts, and an explicit attempt to discuss developments in terms of the contemporary political culture. There is also consideration of Europe's changing position in the world. Draws on wide-ranging archival research, but in an accessible fashion....

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ISBN : 9780333964514
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 288 Pages
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  • William Young
    2019-04-11 15:32

    Professor Black, one of the top historians of his generation, provides an overview of the history of international political relations from the Peace of Westphalia to the downfall of Napoleon. This study is valuable for its analysis and inclusion of events in East Europe. Even so, the study falls short of replacing the work of Derek McKay and Hamish Scott. The bibliography is a disappointment.