Arts of Power: Statecraft and Diplomacy

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SKU: 9781878379658 Category: Tag: Product ID: 357962

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Statecraft, or the art of conducting a state’s affairs with other states, is as old as human civilization. So too is diplomacy, the form statecraft takes in time of peace.In this comprehensive treatment, distinguished diplomat Chas Freeman describes the fundamental principles of the art of statecraft and the craft of diplomacy. The book draws on the author’s years of experience as a practicing diplomat but also his extensive reading of the histories of ancient India, China, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, and the Islamic world as well as modern Europe, Asia, and the Americas.Among numerous other subjects, the book addresses the role of intelligence, political actions, cultural influence, economic measures, and military power, as well as diplomatic strategy and tactics, negotiation, and the tasks and skills of diplomacy.

ISBN: 9781878379658
Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press
Pub Date: 01/1997
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.60d

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Weight0.55 lbs
Dimensions8.90 × 6.00 × 0.60 in
format

Paperback