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The study of diplomacy - in many respects the 'engine room' of international relations - has been marked by a revitalisation in recent years. This three-volume collection is the first to bring together the seminal writings in the field to provide a unique reference work on this essential institution for the conduct of international affairs.
The volumes include an introduction by Joensson and Langhorne followed by sixty selections thematically organised across three volumes: Theory of Diplomacy, History of Diplomacy, and Problems and Issues in Contemporary Diplomacy.
The result is an unparalleled resource that combines broad coverage of the subject with both historical depth and contemporary relevance.
Volume 1: introduces and reviews classic and contemporary definitional questions surrounding the study of diplomacy and theories of the origin and functions of diplomacy.
Volume 2: reviews the evolution from 'Old' to 'New' diplomacy through more than three millennia. Contributions span key eras of diplomacy from the earliest diplomatic records through Renaissance Italy to the development of the European state system and the aftermath of war.
Volume 3: focuses on areas of change, continuity and challenge in the current context and practice of diplomacy. Contributions address the contending debates around a perceived decline or crisis of diplomacy on the one hand, and the emergence of new, non-state, actors, modes and means of contemporary diplomacy, on the other.
The SAGE Library of International Relations is a new series of major works that will bring together the most influential and field-defining articles, both classical and contemporary, in a number of key areas of research and inquiry in International Relations.
Each multi-volume set will represent a collection of the essential published works collated from the foremost publications in the field by an Editor or Editorial Team of renowned international stature.
They will also include a full introduction, presenting a rationale for the selection and mapping out the discipline's past, present and likely future.
This series is designed to be a 'gold standard' for university libraries throughout the world with an interest in International Relations.
VOLUME ONE: THEORY OF DIPLOMACYFran[ci]cois de Calli[gr]eres and Diplomatic Theory - Maurice Keens-SoperDiplomacy and The Language and Forms of Diplomatic Intercourse - Ernest SatowThe Development of Diplomatic Theory - Harold NicolsonDiplomacy - Hans J MorgenthauDiplomacy and International Order - Hedley BullThe English School on Diplomacy - Iver B NeumannDiplomatic History and International Relations Theory - Colin Elman and Miriam Fendius Elman Respecting Differences and Crossing BoundariesPatterns of Diplomacy - Johan Galtung and Mari Holmbue Ruge A Study of Recruitment and Career Patterns in Norwegian DiplomacyPatterns of Representation in National Capitals and Intergovernmental Organizations - Chadwick Alger and Steven J BramsDiplomacy and International Society - Alan JamesFor Diplomacy - Paul Sharp Representation and the Study of International RelationsDiplomacy and Domestic Politics - Robert D Putnam The Logic of Two-Level GamesDiplomacy as Theatre - Raymond CohenMediating Estrangement - James Der Derian A Theory for DiplomacyDiplomatic Representations... or Who Framed the Ambassadors? - Costas M ConstantinouUltimata and Coercive Diplomacy - Paul Gordon LaurenStates, Firms and Diplomacy - Susan StrangeMultilateralism - Diplomatic and Otherwise - Inis L Claude JrGlobal Conference Diplomacy and International Policy-Making - Volker Rittberger The Case of the UN-Sponsored World ConferencesCommunication - Christer J[um]onsson and Martin Hall An Essential Aspect of DiplomacyVOLUME TWO: HISTORY OF DIPLOMACYDiplomacy in Western Asia in the Early Second Millennium BC - Joan M Munn-RankinThe Great Tradition - Raymond Cohen The Spread of Democracy in the Ancient World The States System of Hellas - Martin WightStrategic Thinking of Kautilya and Sun Zi - Giri DeshingkarChinese Interstate Intercourse before 700BC - Roswell BrittonThe Principles and Methods of Byzantine Diplomacy - Dimitri ObolenskyInformation, Disinformation and Delay in Byzantine Diplomacy - Jonathan ShepardDiplomacy in the Roman World (c500 BC-AD 235) - Brian CampbellWestern European Diplomacy - Donald E QuellerThe First Resident Embassies - Garrett Mattingly Medieval Italian Origins of Modern DiplomacyThe Ambassadors of Early Modern Europe - Charles Carter Patterns of Diplomatic Representation in Early Seventeen CenturyThe 'New Diplomacy' of the Eighteenth Century - Felix GilbertThe Establishment of the Idea and Practice of the International Conference 1648-1830 - Richard LanghorneOttoman Diplomacy and the European State System - J C HurewitzThe Regulation of Diplomatic Practice - Richard Langhorne The Beginnings to the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic RelationsDiplomacy Then and Now - Harold NicolsonEstablishing International Organizations - Richard LanghorneThe Politics of the State Visit - Erik GoldsteinRevolutionary Diplomacy - David ArmstrongOld and New Diplomacy - Sasson Sofer A Debate RevisitedVOLUME THREE: PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY DIPLOMACYThe Transformation of Diplomacy at the Threshold of the New Millennium - Rik CoolsaetFull Circle - Richard Langhorne New Principles and Old Consequences in the Modern Diplomatic System'Polylateralism' and the New Modes of Global Dialogue - Geoffrey WisemanWho Needs Diplomats? The Problem of Diplomatic Representation - Paul SharpGovernments, Non-Governmental Organizations and the Re-Calibration of Diplomacy - Andrew Cooper and Brian HockingDiplomacy in the Media Age - Eytan Gilboa Three Models of Uses and EffectsDiplomatic Signaling in the Television Age - Christer J[um]onssonThe Lure of Summitry - David H Dunn International Dialogue at the Highest LevelDiplomacy after Death - G R Berridge The Rise of the Working FuneralSummit Diplomacy Coming of Age - Jan MelissenTwo-Track Diplomacy - Karin Aggestam Negotiations Between Israel and the PLO Through Open and Secret ChannelsDiplomacy by Other Means - Mark LeonardSport Diplomacy Between the United States and Iran - H E ChehabiUN Conferences and Constructivist Governance of the Environment - Peter M HaasEndgame at the Kennedy Round - Donna Lee A Case Study of Multilateral Economic DiplomacyDiplomacy without a State - Michael Bruter The External Delegations of the European CommissionPreparing for European Diplomacy? - Simon W DukeCurrent Developments in Diplomacy - Richard Langhorne Who Are the Diplomats Now?Making Sense of Citizen Diplomats - Paul SharpGlobalization and Diplomacy - Strobe Talbott A Practitioner's Perpsective
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