Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939

Paperback | April 30, 1964

byCarr, Edward

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E. H. Carr's classic work on international relations published in 1939 was immediately recognized by friend and foe alike as a defining work. The author was one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals of the 20th century. The issues and themes he developed continue to have relevance to modern day concerns with power and its distribution in the international system. Michael Cox's critical introduction provides the reader with background information about the author, the context for the book, and its main themes and contemporary relevance.

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'...this book is a monument to the human power of sane and detached analysis. In its examination of the collapse of the international system, it is utterly devoid of national bias, or that bitter denunciation of governments and men which marks so much recent literature dealing with the crisis...In the development of his thesis, Profess...

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E. H. Carr's classic work on international relations published in 1939 was immediately recognized by friend and foe alike as a defining work. The author was one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals of the 20th century. The issues and themes he developed continue to have relevance to modern day concerns with power and...

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'...this book is a monument to the human power of sane and detached analysis. In its examination of the collapse of the international system, it is utterly devoid of national bias, or that bitter denunciation of governments and men which marks so much recent literature dealing with the crisis...In the development of his thesis, Profess...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.12 × 5.32 × 0.64 inPublished:April 30, 1964Publisher:Harper Perennial

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ISBN - 10:0061311227

ISBN - 13:9780061311222

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'...this book is a monument to the human power of sane and detached analysis. In its examination of the collapse of the international system, it is utterly devoid of national bias, or that bitter denunciation of governments and men which marks so much recent literature dealing with the crisis...In the development of his thesis, Professor Carr has produced one of the most significant contributions to the systematic study of the theory of international politics that this reviewer has seen in years.' -W.P. Maddox, The American Political Science Review

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." . . this book is a monument to the human power of sane and detached analysis. In its examination of the collapse of the international system, it is utterly devoid of national bias, or that bitter denunciation of governments and men which marks so much recent literature dealing with the crisis.... In the development of his thesis, Professor Carr has produced one of the most significant contributions to the systematic study of the theory of international politics that this reviewer has seen in years."-- W. P. Maaddox "The American Political Science Review""To take [the author's] work at his own evaluation of it, it would make an admirable introductory text for any college course in diplomatic history or international relations. It deserves wider and more practical attention. A wiser commentary on why the nations were at war, a more fruitful suggestion for the peacemakers, has yet to be written."-- A. W. Griswold, "The"