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Understanding International Conflicts: An Introduction to Theory and History (Longman Classics in Political Science)

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Part of the “Longman Classics in Political Science” series, Nye's best-selling text has been completely updated with new discussions about Middle East politics, including the Israel-Palestine dispute and the Iraq war, terrorism in general and radical Islamic terrorism in particular, the global politics of oil, and much more. Replete with illustrative examples and written i

Paperback, Sixth Edition, 320 pages
Published July 10th 2006 by Longman (first published 1993)
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Good short introduction to the basic concepts of international conflicts. Do not expect to learn too much history, the book is rather an introduction to the analytical toolbox you need when going more in depth other places. Very readable.
Corey Cowan
A good introductory book for a student in International Relations. Nye gives adequate explanations of realism, liberalism, and constructivisim. Overall a good book with several theories used to explain historical events and their failures.
Sebuah buku pengantar yang bahasanya jernih. Kupasannya untuk sebuah pengantar sangat baik dari seorang akademisi yang pernah menjadi penasihat Presiden AS. Namun untuk topik international conflicts sebaiknya jangan puas hanya dengan buku ini.

Menurut Nye sendiri, buku ini merupakan bagian dari upayanya menjawab polemik seputar dokumen yang dibuatnya ketika menjabat sebagai staff penasihat Presiden Bill Clinton. Saya menemukan sejumput informasi di "The ‘Nye Report’: Six Years Later”, (Internatio
Pretty good sum of history.
This is [still:] one of the best introduction to the study International Relation. It discusses many wars of the world from Peloponessian era up to Bush's War of Iraq. By learning these stuff, definitely one will acquire horizon of ideas and grasp the complexity of international politics. It will launch you to study more about IR. Readble & Indispensable.
Also a book I had to read for a class - but so glad that I did. An extremely thorough yet easy to understand account of the history and future of international politics. It never read like a text book. I know I will refer to this book often!
Gives a general overview to understand the conflicts between nations. Basically it is an academic book, hence a bit exhaustive. Honestly did not read the entire book (maybe 2/3rds) but was quite informative for a novice like myself.
This book is a must for students of International Relations! It is well written. It combines history and theory all at once. Professor Nye successfully prove that he is the best in his field.
buku dari masa kuliah yang paling sering dibaca karena sering dipakai untuk bikin paper he..he...he...
Machala Machala
It's a good book, but I think it's no the best work of Nye. I'd rather read "Power and interdependence".
Bunga Mawar
Satu-satunya buku dari masa kuliah yang masih saya simpan dan dibaca lagi dan lagi... :)
Kirk Bower
Well structured, but covers too much info in such a compact book.
Surprisingly readable. There's a whole chapter on WWI (my favorite!)
Jonathan Flack
Excellent book! Highly readable.
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Joseph Samuel Nye, Jr. is an American political scientist and former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He currently holds the position of University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University where he has been a member of the faculty since 1964. He is also the co-founder, along with Robert Keohane, of the international relations theory neoliberalism ...more
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