Never at War: Why Democracies Will Not Fight One Another
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Never at War: Why Democracies Will Not Fight One Another

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This lively survey of the history of conflict between democracies reveals a remarkable-and tremendously important-finding: fully democratic nations have never made war on other democracies. Furthermore, historian Spencer R. Weart concludes in this thought-provoking book, they probably never will. Building his argument on some forty case studies ranging through history from...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published April 10th 2000 by Yale University Press (first published September 10th 1998)
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an interesting thesis supported by extensive analysis of history through a thousand mild lens. the theoretic constructs offered in support of the thesis are significantly less compelling, however.
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