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The balance of power is one of the most influential ideas in international relations, yet it has never been systemically and comprehensively examined in pre-modern or non-European contexts. This book redresses this imbalance. The authors present eight new case studies of balancing and balancing failure in pre-modern and non-European international systems. The collective, m ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published August 22nd 2007)
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The necessary antidote to the silly fashionable talking point that 'realism is eurocentric' (when in fact it is the only major IR theory which exists which certainly is not, existing as it does in some form in every observable major civilization throughout the times). This book should be mandatory early on reading for IR students.
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Kaufman is a professor, Political Science and International Relations at the University of Deleware. He is well versed in issues involving U.S. national security, the war in Iraq, U.S. foreign policy and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

He specializes in ethnic conflict, U.S. national security strategy and international relations history.

He has previously served as the Director for Russian, Ukrain
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