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Conflict And Peace In The Modern International System: A Study Of The Principles Of International Order

Conflict And Peace In The Modern International System: A Study Of The Principles Of International Order

By Evan Luard

State University of New York Press, 1988, 318 pp.

In a revised edition of a standard work on international relations published in 1968 the author has made many changes, not least by taking account of all the wars that have taken place in the past 20 years. On the central question of how to achieve a more peaceful world, he looks, wisely, to a slowly emerging new structure of international relationships rather than to disarmament negotiations or the creation of some coercive world authority.