9780262620888

The Cold War and After

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  • ISBN13:

    9780262620888

  • ISBN10:

    026262088X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1993-07-07
  • Publisher: Mit Pr

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Summary

The Cold War and After presents a collection of well-reasoned arguments selected from the journal International Security on the causes of the Cold War and the effect of its aftermath on the peaceful coexistence of European states. This new edition includes all of the material from the first edition, plus four new articles: The Unipolar Illusion: Why New Great Powers Will Rise, Christopher Layne; International Primacy: Is the Game Worth the Candle? Robert Jervis; Why International Primacy Matters, Samuel P. Huntington; and International Relations Theory and the End of the Cold War, John Lewis Gaddis. Sean M. Lynn-Jones is Managing Editor of International Security.Steven E. Miller is Director of Studies at the Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

The Contributors
Acknowledgments
Preface
The Long Peace: Elements of Stability in the Postwar International Systemp. 1
The Essential Irrelevance of Nuclear Weapons: Stability in the Postwar Worldp. 45
The Political Effects of Nuclear Weapons: A Commentp. 70
Is War Obsolete? A Review Essayp. 81
Averting Anarchy in the New Europep. 104
Back to the Future: Instability in Europe After the Cold Warp. 141
Primed for Peace: Europe After the Cold Warp. 193
The Unipolar Illusion: Why New Great Powers Will Risep. 244
International Primacy: Is the Game Worth the Candle?p. 291
Why International Primacy Mattersp. 307
International Relations Theory and the End of the Cold Warp. 323
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 389
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