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Systems in Crisis: New Imperatives of High Politics at Century's End
Uncertainty is the watchword of contemporary world politics. Monumental changes are occurring throughout the international system and statespeople are wrestling with peaceful solutions to them. In this book, Charles Doran proposes a managed solution to peaceful change. He presents a bold, original and wide-ranging analysis of the present balance of power, of future ...more
Hardcover, 316 pages
Published May 20th 2004 by Cambridge University Press
(first published July 26th 1991)
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A fascinating work, showing how the rise and decline of great powers also affects the ability of the policy maker to learn from history; at certain critical points, misperception can lead to major war. One of the best explanations of WWI I've encountered.