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War

Cathal Nolan

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

WarIntroductionModern war is often defined as armed conflict within, between, or among states, although other political communities partake of war: et...

War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714)

Jamel Ostwald

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) Introduction Of Louis XIV’s many wars, his last, the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714), rema...

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Justin Anderson, Amanda Moodie

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Weapons of Mass DestructionIntroductionThe term “weapons of mass destruction” (WMD) was first expressly defined by the United Nations in 1948 as “atom...

Western Balkans

Janusz Bugajski

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

The Western BalkansIntroductionThe term Western Balkan is both geographic and political. It was initially employed by US and European policymakers to ...

Western Front (World War I)

Edward G. Lengel

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Western Front (World War I) Introduction The western front in World War I is generally understood to include land military operations in Belgi...

Westphalia, Peace of (1648)

Anuschka Tischer

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Peace of Westphalia (1648)IntroductionThe Peace of Westphalia, concluded in 1648 in Münster (Germany), ended the Thirty Years War, which started with ...

Women and Peacemaking Peacekeeping

Sabrina Karim, Kyle Beardsley, Tessa Devereaux Evans, Laura Huber, Angie Torres-Beltran

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Women and Peacemaking/PeacekeepingIntroductionPeacemaking and peacekeeping are most often used in the context of a negative definition of peace—the ab...

World Economy 1919-1939

Patricia Clavin

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

World Economy 1919–1939 Introduction The “Great Depression” is a term that has come to describe the severe economic downturn that gripped the ...

World Polity School

Didem Buhari Gulmez

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

World Polity SchoolIntroductionThe world polity school (also known as world society, world culture, or Stanford school of sociological institutionalis...

World War II Diplomacy and Political Relations

Gerhard L. Weinberg

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

World War II Diplomacy and Political RelationsIntroductionAs World War II recedes into the past, interest in it does not diminish. New publications ab...

World-System Theory

Christopher Chase-Dunn, Marilyn Grell-Brisk

Subject: International Relations »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

World-System TheoryIntroductionThe world-system perspective emerged during the world revolution of 1968 when social scientists contemplated the meanin...

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