By Steve A. Yetiv, Patrick James

This edited quantity breaks new floor by way of innovatively drawing on a number of disciplines to augment our knowing of diplomacy and conflict.  the growth of information throughout disciplines and the more and more blurred barriers within the genuine global either let and insist pondering throughout highbrow borders. whereas multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary are sought after buzz phrases, remarkably few books strengthen them. but doing so can sharpen and extend our viewpoint on educational and actual global concerns and difficulties. This e-book deals the main accomplished remedy to this point and is a useful source for college students, students and practitioners.

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This would be harder to accomplish from more streamlined analyses of the past which lack the deep context for revealing how seemingly unrelated events might well be connected. Historical work reveals the antecedent causes of war in a more specific light than does most IR scholarship (see Williams et al. 2012, chap. 2). Even if historians treat this information as unique, political science can try to determine if it fits into a class type or theory. For example, without historical understanding, it is harder to explain why the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, an act that was shaped over a period of two decades or more.

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