By Thomas Mahnken,Joseph Maiolo,David Stevenson

This quantity offers the 1st finished background of the hands racing phenomenon in smooth overseas politics, drawing either on theoretical methods and at the most recent ancient learn. Written via a world staff of experts, it truly is divided into 4 sections: earlier than 1914; the inter-war years; the chilly warfare; and extra-European and post-Cold battle fingers races. Twelve case reports learn land and naval armaments prior to the 1st global conflict; air, land, and
naval festival through the Twenties and Thirties; and nuclear in addition to traditional guns in view that 1945. Armaments rules are positioned in the context of technological improvement, overseas politics and international relations, and social politics and economics. a longer common creation and
conclusion and introductions to every part supply coherence among the really good chapters and draw out wider implications for policymakers and for political scientists. fingers Races in foreign Politics addresses key questions: what motives hands races, and what's the relationship among palms races and the outbreak of wars?

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