In Search of Poetry in the Politics of Power: Perspectives on Expanding Realism

In Search of Poetry in the Politics of Power: Perspectives on Expanding Realism

By: George Liska (author)Paperback

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In Search of Poetry in the Politics of Power is an intellectual autobiography of George Liska, a distinguished scholar of foreign policy. Integrating personal memoir with a discussion of world politics and international relations, this book includes selections from Liska's most important writings from the past 50 years. Topics discussed include realism and world politics; historicism; historicist realism and statesmanship; and the prospects for scholarship in the next half century. This is a valuable book for scholars of international relations, world politics, and political history.

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George Liska is Distinguished Service Professor (Emeritus) at Johns Hopkins University and the Paul H. Nitze Professor at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.


Chapter 1 Preface: Beyond a Portentous Half-Century Chapter 2 Introduction: Scholar of Foreign Policy between Action and Contemplation-Personal Memoir of a Romantic Realist Part 3 Realism and the Speculative Approach to World Politics Part 4 Historicism as the Temporal Dimension of Realism Part 5 Historicist Realism and Its Enemies in Statesmanship and Scholarship Chapter 6 Conclusion: In Defense of Scholarship for the Next Half-Century Chapter 7 Bibliography Chapter 8 Index

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  • publication date: 13/11/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780739100059
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 290
  • ID: 9780739100059
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 073910005X

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