Texts and Protocols

Kalevi Holsti: Major Texts on War, the State, Peace, and International Order

Authors: Holsti, Kalevi

  • As a pioneer in international relations, Prof. Kalevi Holsti’s work influenced generations of political scientists and scholars of international relations, foreign policy analysis, and security studies
  • Offers, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, a short intellectual autobiography and a comprehensive biography of all his published works
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In honour of Prof. Kalevi Holsti’s 80th birthday, this book includes key texts by the renowned Canadian International Relations scholar on war, the state, peace, and the international order. The first part includes texts on the Study of War, Use of Force in International Politics: Four Revolutions, and The Decline of Interstate War, while the second part analyses International Sports Competition and the Creation and Sustenance of Statehood, as well as Internationalism and Nationalism within the Multi-Community State. The third part addresses The Peacemakers: Issues and International Order, Governance Without Government: Polyarchy in 19th-Century European International Politics, and The Post-Cold War ‘Settlement’ in Comparative Perspective. Prof. Holsti is a former president of the International Studies Association and the author of a major textbook that was translated into Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, and Bahasa Indonesian. Thousands of undergraduates around the world are acquainted with his work.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction to Section on War

    Holsti, Kalevi

    Pages 3-4

  • On the Study of War

    Holsti, Kalevi

    Pages 5-25

  • The Use of Force in International Politics: Four Revolutions

    Holsti, Kalevi

    Pages 27-42

  • The Decline of Interstate War: Pondering Systemic Explanations

    Holsti, Kalevi

    Pages 43-64

  • The Medieval and Modern in Contemporary Wars

    Holsti, Kalevi

    Pages 65-85

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for Mexico (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-28818-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $54.99
price for Mexico
  • ISBN 978-3-319-28816-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Kalevi Holsti: Major Texts on War, the State, Peace, and International Order
Authors
Series Title
Texts and Protocols
Series Volume
42
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-28818-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-28818-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-28816-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 198
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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