Routledge Handbook of Historical International Relations

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Routledge Handbook of Historical International Relations

Benjamin de Carvalho, "Routledge Handbook of Historical International Relations"
English | ISBN: 0815347642 | 2021 | 622 pages | PDF | 17 MB

This handbook presents a comprehensive, concise and accessible overview of the field of Historical International Relations (HIR). It summarizes and synthesizes existing contributions to the field while presenting central themes, approaches and methodologies that have driven the development of HIR, providing the reader with a sense of the diversity and research dynamics that are at the heart of this field of study. The wide range of topics covered are grouped under the following headings:
Traditions: Demonstrates the wide variety of approaches to HIR.
Thinking International Relations Historically: Different ways of thinking IR historically share some common concerns and areas for further investigation.
Actors, Processes and Institutions: Explores the processes, actors, practices, and institutions that constitute the core objects of study of many HIR scholars.
Situating Historical International Relations: Critically reflects about the situatedness of our objects of study.
Approaches: Examines how HIR scholars conduct and reflect about their research, often in dialogue with a variety of perspectives from cognate disciplines.
Summarizing key contributions and trends while also sketching out challenges for future inquiry, this is an invaluable resource for students, academics and researchers from a range of disciplines, particularly International Relations, global history, political science, history, sociology, anthropology, peace studies, diplomatic studies, security studies, international political thought, political geography, international law.