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Statecraft and the Balance of Power

David Armstrong

in Revolution and World Order: The Revolutionary State in International Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198275282
eISBN:
9780191598739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198275285.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Several practices serve the balance of power as an institution in international society: alliances, spheres of influence agreements, guarantees, compensation, and arms control arrangements. A balance ... More


Stalin and the Nuclear Age

Vladislav M. Zubok

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Stalin understood the military and political significance of atomic weapons and directed all available Soviet resources to obtaining this weapon. However, he remained largely a statesman operating on ... More


From Imperial to Regional Banking: The Austrian Banking System, 1918–1938

Fritz Weber

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The central theme of this study of the Austrian banking system is the problem created by the impact on the large Viennese banks of the break‐up of the Austro‐Hungarian Empire. These banks were ... More


International Law and the Settlement of Disputes with Regard to West Africa on the Eve of the Scramble (1840–84)

Inge Van Hulle

in Britain and International Law in West Africa: The Practice of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198869863
eISBN:
9780191912672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869863.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

The haphazard nature in which treaties had been concluded sat awkwardly with the Western rules relating to title to territory. Once imperial competition intensified, rival claims with respect to ... More


Ghosts of Desire: Rose Terry Cooke, Alice Brown, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward, and Helen Hull

Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

in Scare Tactics: Supernatural Fiction by American Women

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229857
eISBN:
9780823241040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229857.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Recent studies of nineteenth-century American culture have begun to call into question the accepted wisdom of “separate spheres” for men and women. This is not to say that cultural expectations for ... More


Großraum Thinking in Russian Foreign Policy

David G. Lewis

in Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Carl Schmitt’s theory of international relations and applies it to Russian foreign policy. It outlines the emergence of Schmitt’s thinking about the ‘Grand Space’ or the ... More


Persistent Risk of Conflict

Denny Roy

in Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines some of the countervailing factors that contribute to the persistent risk of tensions that could lead to war between China and its neighbors. It first considers four phenomena ... More


The South China Sea Dispute

Denny Roy

in Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how the rise of China affects the South China Sea dispute. What is collectively known in the West as the Spratly Islands group is claimed in whole by China and Vietnam and in ... More


Conclusion

Denny Roy

in Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main findings regarding the benefits and consequences of a more politically, economically, and militarily potent China. As an emerging great power, China ... More


Indira Gandhi’s Role Conception

Zorawar Daulet Singh

in Power and Diplomacy: India's Foreign Policies During the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489640
eISBN:
9780199095346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489640.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter reconstructs Indira Gandhi’s role conception by analysing the Prime Minister and her core advisors’ public and private communication record. Indira Gandhi’s regional role conception of ... More


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