The Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of the World Wars (BOK)

Anthony D'Agostino

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Does a system of great powers necessarily imply a struggle for world primacy? Do great states merely hold onto what is theirs, or do they reach for more? Anthony D'Agostino offers a fascinating new answer to these questions through a fundamental reassessment of the international history of the first half of the twentieth century. From the spatial limits of a purely European great power politics the book looks out to the new horizon of world politics. From the time limits of 1914 to 1945 it considers the interface with nineteenth-century imperialism at one end and the impact of the world wars on the Cold War at the other. This is a global retelling of the expansion of Europe coming up against its limits in the most violent conflicts and explosive social movements yet known to history, the two world wars, the Great Depression, and the Russian and Chinese revolutions.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Anthony D'Agostino
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521154246
Antall sider 570 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 900 gram Emner og form 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, International relations, General & world history