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    The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (Paperback) By (author) John J. Mearsheimer

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    DescriptionThis text discusses the theory of "offensive realism", arguing that states are inherently driven to gain power. The text challenges the assumption that the end of the cold war left the world a safer place; rather, in a world in which no international authority reigns, hegemony is the only true assurance of security. To suport this theory, the text provides evidence from the histoy of great power politics, demonstrating how Germany, the United States and the Soviet Union each sought to maximize power and how their actions are replicated in other case studies from around the world.


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    Title
    The Tragedy of Great Power Politics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John J. Mearsheimer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 540
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 775 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393978391
    ISBN 10: 0393978397
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    DC21: 327.1
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    Abridged Dewey: 327
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: POL001000
    LC classification: JZ
    DC22: 327.101
    BISAC V2.8: POL011010
    Thema V1.0: JPSD
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    10 April 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York