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Politics and War

European Conflict from Philip II to Hitler, Enlarged Edition

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674002722

Publication Date: 05/19/2000


448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


A provocative and strong-minded foray through four centuries of European history… A tribute to Kaiser’s boldness, imagination and wide-ranging scholarship.—Ronald H. Spector, The Washington Post Book World

Praise for the previous edition:

This is an ambitious book which takes a large subject and tackles it boldly… A stimulating book which spurs its readers to consider wide and difficult issues and deserves to be widely read.—M. S. Anderson, International History Review

A wide-ranging, intellectually provocative, well-written discussion of the impact which the structure of the domestic politics of major European countries has had on their international conduct over the last few centuries… Kaiser’s book is likely to awaken much interest beyond the narrow circle of historical scholars.Virginia Quarterly

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