The Counter-Revolution in Diplomacy and Other Essays by G. BerridgeThe Counter-Revolution in Diplomacy and Other Essays by G. Berridge

The Counter-Revolution in Diplomacy and Other Essays

byG. Berridge

Hardcover | February 8, 2011

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This book brings together for the first time a large collection of essays (including three new ones) of a leading writer on diplomacy. They challenge the fashionable view that the novel features of contemporary diplomacy are its most important, and use new historical research to explore questions not previously treated in the same systematic manner.
G. R. BERRIDGE is Emeritus Professor of International Politics at the University of Leicester, UK, and Senior Fellow of DiploFoundation. He was for many years general editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Diplomacy series, and Associate Editor for twentieth century diplomatists of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. His...
Title:The Counter-Revolution in Diplomacy and Other EssaysFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pagesPublished:February 8, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230291856

ISBN - 13:9780230291850


Table of Contents

The Counter-Revolution in Diplomacy
The Origins of the Diplomatic Corps: Rome to Constantinople
Diplomatic Education and Training: The British Tradition
A Political Consul in Nineteenth-Century Armenia
Specific Reciprocity and the 105 Soviet Spies
Home or Away?
Diplomacy after Death
British Ambassadors and their Families in Constantinople
Communicating with the Orient before the Twentieth Century
Wartime Embassies

Editorial Reviews

"[This book] showcases a master in the analysis of modern diplomacy at work. All of the essays are compellingly, wittily, and at times beautifully written in a way which makes them accessible to the expert and general reader alike. The quality of the book is first class." -- Paul Sharp, Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota Duluth, USA