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Weltpolitik in Grundbegriffen. Vol. I: Ein Lehr-und Ideengeschichtlicher Grundriss
Weltpolitik in Grundbegriffen. Vol. I: Ein Lehr-und Ideengeschichtlicher Grundriss
By Reinhard Meyers
Droste, 1979, 499 pp
Transnationale Politik
Transnationale Politik
By Walter L. Bühl
Klett-Cotta, 1978, 456 pp

Meyers' study is essentially a history of ideas about the nature of international relations-from classical idealism and realism to today's theories of transnational politics and interdependence. Bühl describes and develops these later theories at greater length, drawing heavily on the extensive American literature.