The Dynamics of Enduring Rivalries

Author: Edited by Paul F. Diehl
Examining an important subject of inquiry in the field of international relations
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Publication Date
Paperback: 01/01/1998
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About the Book

England-Holland. Israel and the Arab world. India and Pakistan. Rivalries have endured across long periods of history. Paul F. Diehl curates essays that explore enduring rivalries as militarized competition between two states. The first section focuses on patterns of evolution in enduring rivalries. In the second section, the contributors turn to interactions within rivalries and focus in particular on the way that learning influences rival behavior. As a whole, the collection reflects the diversity of approaches to the study of enduring rivalries, from methodology to spatial-temporal domain to models

About the Author

Paul F. Diehl is the Henning Larsen Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas Dallas. He is the coauthor of The Puzzle of Peace: The Evolution of Peace in the International System.



“This is a highly worthwhile contribution to our knowledge of an important topic.”--Randolph M. Siverson, coauthor of The Diffusion of War: A Study of Opportunity and Willingness

“The subject of enduring rivalries is an area of increasing attention among scholars in the field. This volume will make a very useful contribution to this growing literature.”-- Paul Huth, author of Extended Deterrence and the Prevention of War