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Reconstructing realism

between power politics and cosmopolitan ethics

by Alastair J. H. Murray

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Keele University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations.,
  • Balance of power.,
  • Realism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-211) and index.

    StatementAlastair J.H. Murray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ1307 .M87 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL445988M
    ISBN 101853311960
    LC Control Number98159121
    OCLC/WorldCa38739765


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