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Peace and War: Armed Conflicts and International Order, 1648-1989 (Cambridge Studies in International Relations) Paperback – 2 May 1991

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'… this book is an important contribution that will be useful to both students and colleagues. It is clearly organized and eminently readable. The scale of it forces one to think across a broad sweep of history, and to consider some key-scale trends.' International Affairs

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In this book, Professor Holsti approaches the study of the origins of war and the foundations of peace from a distinct perspective. The author identifies the variety of conflict-producing issues and the attitudes of policy makers to the use of force, which have changed over the last 350 years.

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5.0 out of 5 stars "Stating" the Facts - Explaining war to 1989 1 Jan. 2001
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Prof. Holsti's book is a must for students of conflict studies. The very thorough and well organized review of sources of conflict is broken into logical groupings of history. The study's end at the end of the Cold War makes it an excellent, self contained reference for understanding principle sources of conflict during the predominately statist view of the world from Westphalia to the demise of the Soviet Union. Though one may debate about the direction of the world today, Holsti's study is still relevant, as states won't disappear overnight, and will likely remain players for our lifetimes. And likely remain disposed to conflict during that time, too.
Not a bed-time story book, but certainly a must for serious students of war and peace.
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