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Macmillan Higher Education

Revolution and World Politics

The Rise and Fall of the Sixth Great Power

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Hardcover - 9780333653289

23 August 1999

$119.00

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Paperback - 9780333653296

23 August 1999

$49.99

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23 August 1999

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The relation of revolutions to international relations is central to modern history. Revolutions have, as much as war or nationalism, shaped the development of world politics. Equally, revolutions have been, in cause,...

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The relation of revolutions to international relations is central to modern history. Revolutions have, as much as war or nationalism, shaped the development of world politics. Equally, revolutions have been, in cause, ideology and consequence, international events. By putting the international politics of revolution centre stage, Fred Halliday's book makes a major contribution to the understanding of both revolution and world politics.

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  • A major original work which will become a standard text on revolution and the definitive account of its international dimension
  • Written by a leading authority in International Relations and the study of revolution

Introduction: Revolutions and the International
PART 1: THE INTERNATIONALIST ENGAGEMENT
The Rise and Decline of 'Revolution' 1789-1989: History and Theory
Internationalism in Theory: A World-Historical Vision
Internationalism in Practice: Export of Revolution
The Antinomies of Revolutionary Foreign Policy
PART 2: REVOLUTIONS AND THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM
The International as Cause
The International Dimensions of Revolution: Myths and Theories
Responses in the System: Counter-Revolution and Containment
Revolutions and War
Systemic Constraints: Revolutionary 'Transformation' and Autarky
PART 3: CONCLUSION: THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL
International Relations: Competing Theories
Revolutions in World Politics.

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FRED HALLIDAY is Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics.

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FRED HALLIDAY is Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics.

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