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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Revolution and World Order

David ArmstrongSenior Lecturer in International Studies, Birmingham University

ISBN13: 9780198275282
ISBN: 0198275285
Published: October 1993
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £127.50



In this important study David Armstrong examines the impact of revolutionary states on the international system. These states have always posed major problems for the achievement of world order: revolution is often accompanied by international as well as civil conflict, while revolutionary doctrines have proven to be highly disruptive of the existing structure of international politics.;Dr Armstrong asks whether revolutionary states are 'socialized' into adopting acceptable patterns of international behaviour or whether it is international society that is forced to change when these new states appear.;He looks in detail at the French, American, and Russian revolutions and at several post-1945 revolutionary states; he also examines the relationship between revolutionary states and the principal ordering devices of international society: international law, diplomacy, and the balance of power. His book is a major contribution to international relations and an important development and application of the 'international society' concept.

Contents:
The Westphalian conception of international society; state and people - the American Revolution; state and nation - the French Revolution; state and class - the Russian Revolution; the revolt against the West and international society; norms, rules and laws; diplomacy; statecraft and the balance of power.