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Bulgaria

Venelin I. Ganev

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The semi‐presidential regime in Bulgaria is of recent origin: it was established in July 1991, when a Great National Assembly adopted a new constitution, which proclaims that ‘Bulgaria shall be a ... More


Power politics and small state survival: the classic balance of power, 1648–1814

Matthias Maass

in Small States in World Politics: The Story of Small State Survival, 1648-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719082733
eISBN:
9781526132406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082733.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How safe was the largely unbridled balance of power of the 17th and 18th centuries for the small state? This chapter shows that the balance of power system was in fact rather permissive and allowed ... More


Allies, Overbalance, and War

Richard N. Rosecrance

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Bipolar alliances did not deter war in 1914, they made war seem possible if not inevitable. In that year great powers had at least two motivations: not to lose a war and to maintain their alliances. ... More


The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Richard N. Rosecrance and Steven E. Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

A century ago, Europe’s diplomats mismanaged the crisis triggered by the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, plunging the continent into World War I which killed millions, toppled ... More


An Anatomy of European and American Perspectives on China in the International System

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Despite the growing quantity of linkages between both sides, EU-China ties remain derivate of relations with the US. The EU and China are not each other's foreign policy priorities. A close analysis ... More


European Militaries and the Origins of World War I

Stephen Van Evera

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

In all great powers, European militaries had great influence before 1914. This was especially true in Germany, Austria and Russia, less so in Britain and France. Most believed in the “cult of the ... More


Lessons from Europe 1914 for Asia 2014: Reflections on the Centenary of the Outbreak of World War I

Kevin Rudd

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

World War I was not inevitable, but the balance of power allowed war to occur. Local conflicts were allowed to escalate into more general conflict, globalization did not prevent conflict, and there ... More


Introduction

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen (ed.)

in The Changing Security Dynamics of the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877385
eISBN:
9780190943202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877385.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This introductory chapter explores the changing complexion of security agendas in the Persian Gulf in the turbulent aftermath of the Arab Spring in 2011 and the twin shocks of the oil price collapse ... More


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