Arms Races in International Politics: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century
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The first comprehensive history of the arms racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing on European, Asian, and Middle Eastern examples from throughout the twentieth century and addressing the key questions - what causes arms races, and what is the connection between arms races and the outbreak of wars?…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The first comprehensive history of the arms racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing on European, Asian, and Middle Eastern examples from throughout the twentieth century and addressing the key questions - what causes arms races, and what is the connection between arms races and the outbreak of wars?
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 304
  • Erscheinungstermin: 14. März 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 245mm x 164mm x 24mm
  • Gewicht: 607g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198735267
  • ISBN-10: 019873526X
  • Artikelnr.: 45984936
Autorenporträt
Rudra Chaudhuri, King's College London Timothy D. Hoyt, U.S. Naval War College Avi Kober, Bar-Ilan University Thomas G. Mahnken, U.S. Naval War College Joseph Maiolo, King's College London Vojtech Mastny, Columbia University, University of Illinois, Boston University, and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Study Evan Mawdsley, University of Glasgow Matthew S. Seligmann, Brunel University London Tai Ming Cheung, University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Richard Overy, University of Exeter Sergey Radchenko, Aberystwyth University David Stevenson, London School of Economics and Political Science
Inhaltsangabe
Joseph Maiolo: Introduction
PART I: Before 1914
1 David Stevenson: Introduction: Before 1914
2 Matthew S. Seligmann: The Anglo-German Naval Race, 1898-1914
3 David Stevenson: Land Armaments in Europe, 1866-1914
PART II: BETWEEN THE TWO WORLD WARS
4 Joseph Maiolo: Introduction: Between the Two World Wars
5 Evan Mawdsley: Land Armaments, 1919-1941
6 Joseph Maiolo: Naval Armaments Competition between the Two World Wars
7 Richard Overy: Aircraft and the Arms Race between the World Wars
PART III: THE COLD WAR ARMS RACE
8 Thomas Mahnken: Introduction: The Cold War Arms Race
9 Timothy D. Hoyt: The United States and the Cold War Arms Race
10 Sergey Radchenko: The Soviet Union and the Cold War Arms Race
11 Vojtech Mastny: The Cold War Arms Race: Forces Beyond the Superpowers
PART IV: EXTRA-EUROPEAN ARMS RACES AND DEVELOPMENTS SINCE THE COLD WAR
12 Thomas Mahnken: Introduction: Extra-European Arms Races and Developments since the Cold War
13 Avi Kober: Arms Races and the Arab-Israeli Conflict
14 Rudra Chaudhuri: Arms and Assistance in South Asia 1953-1965: Why Racing Alone Explains Little
15 Tai Ming Cheung: Racing from Behind: China and the Dynamics of Arms Chases and Races in East Asia in the 21st Century
16 Thomas Mahnken: Armaments Developments since the Cold War
David Stevenson: Conclusion