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Dangerous alliances : proponents of peace, weapons of war

Patricia A. Weitsman

c2004

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (D 397 .W35 2004 )()

  • Title:
    Dangerous alliances : proponents of peace, weapons of war
  • Author: Patricia A. Weitsman
  • Description: The argument, part one: alliance formation ; The argument, part two: alliance cohesion ; Dangerous alliances and keepers of the peace ; What lies ahead -- Theory of alliance formation and cohesion ; Literature: questions unanswered and puzzles unsolved ; A unifying theory-alliance formation ; The implications of alliance decisions-alliance cohesion ; Possible alliance combinations ; Summary of propositions: alliance formation and alliance cohesion ; Peacetime versus wartime alliance dynamics ; Methodology: concepts and cases -- The Two Leagues of the Three Emperors ; The Dreikaiserbund, 1873-1878 ; The Dreikaiserbund II, 1881-1887 -- The dual and triple alliances ; The dual alliance ; The triple alliance -- The Franco-Russian alliance and the triple entente ; The Franco-Russian alliance ; The triple entente -- Alliances and the Great War: The central powers and the triple entente ; The central powers ; The triple entente -- Alliance formation under conditions of threat ; Alliance cohesion as a consequence of internal and external threat ; Peacetime versus wartime alliance dynamics ; A unifying theory of alliance formation and cohesion ; The alliance paradox ; The historical and contemporary relevance of dangerous alliances.
  • Local Note: acq2004his
  • Publication Date: c2004
  • Publisher: Stanford, Calif : Stanford University Press
  • Format: xii, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0804748667 (alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Alliances; World politics -- 19th century; Balance of power; World politics -- 20th century; International relations; Diplomacy; World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history; Europe -- Politics and government -- 19th century; Europe -- Politics and government -- 20th century
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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