Publisher description for Palgrave advances in international history / edited by Patrick Finney.

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This text serves as an advanced introduction to the field of international history. With contributions from a range of scholars, it maps the current terrain of the sub-discipline through essays that both appraise recent historiography and analyse theoretical, methodological and conceptual issues. The chapters are thematically focused and expansive in their geographical scope, doing full justice both to established core areas of concern and to innovative approaches. The topics covered are: diplomacy and decision-making economics strategy and warfare ideology intelligence propaganda, communications and opinion non-state actors imperialism and post-colonialism gender culture systems and IR models and global history.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Historiography, International relations, World politics