Diplomacy: A Very Short Introduction

  • Author: Joseph M. Siracusa
  • ISBN: 9780199588503
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Readership: For Ages 15 Years and Above
  • Format: Paperback – 160 pages
  • Language: English


The course and consequences of major events of modern international diplomacy have shaped and changed the global world in which we live. Joseph M. Siracusa introduces the subject of diplomacy from a historical perspective, providing examples from significant historical phases and episodes to illustrate the art of diplomacy in action.

  • Written by an internationally recognized expert in the field of diplomacy
  • Accessible introduction of some of the most important, common, and recurring themes in diplomacy and its effect on the modern world
  • Taken from a historical perspective, using case studies to define and illuminate examples of diplomacy in action, showing the developments in the evolution of diplomacy
Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. The Evolution of Diplomacy
  3. The Diplomacy of the American Revolution
  4. The Great War and Versailles
  5. The Night Stalin and Churchill Divided Europe
  6. The ANZUS Treaty
  7. Diplomacy in the Age of Globalization
  8. References and Further Reading
Author Biography

Joseph M. Siracusa, Professor of Human Security and International Diplomacy and Discipline Head of Global Studies at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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Weight 0.130 kg

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