Historical International Relations.
Description: As a quarry for data, testing-ground for theory and site of investigation,history has been one of the unacknowledged partners of International Relations.The last two decades has witnessed both a substantial increase in the scope ofhistorical IR scholarship and in the sophistication of methodological approachesto history, accompanied by a rapidly increasing (and multidisciplinary) interestin the history of international thought, as well as an ever more sophisticatedhistoriography of the discipline itself. This Major Work is structured in a wayto engage with the key recent developments in the field of internationalrelations, providing the reader with an overview of approaches to history in IR;the history of international thought/historiography; and the emergence of thestate and the state system.Volume One: Doing Historical InternationalRelationsVolume Two: The History of International ThoughtVolume Three: The Statein Historical PerspectiveVolume Four: The State System in Historical Perspective
Contents: VOLUME ONE: DOING HISTORICAL INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSPart One: Classic TakesWhy Is There No International Theory? - Martin WightInternational Relations: The Long Road to Theory - Stanley HoffmannInternational Relations and the Relevance of History - Arthur GilbertPart Two: ReconceptualizationsHistory and Structure in the Theory of International Relations - Rob WalkerDiplomatic History and International Relations Theory: Respecting Difference andCrossing Boundaries - Colin Elman and Miriam ElmanThe Pragmatics of International History - Donald PuchalaThe Historical Problem in International Relations - Thomas SmithStill 'Marking Time'? Text, Discourse and Truth in International History -Patrick FinneyPart Three: Ways of Doing Historical International RelationsOn the Historical Imagination of International Relations: The Case for a'Deweyan Reconstruction' - Jonathan IsacoffWhat's at Stake in 'Bringing Historical Sociology Back' into InternationalRelations? Transcending 'Chronofetishism' and 'Tempocentrism' inInternational Relations - John HobsonInternational Relations and the 'Problem of History' - Nick Vaughan-WilliamsHistory, Action and Identity: Revisiting the 'Second' Great Debate andAssessing Its Importance for Social Theory - Friedrich KratochwilNarrative Explanation and International Relations: Back to Basics - HidemiSuganamiWhat Is History in International Relations? - John Hobson and George LawsonWhat's at Stake in the Historical Turn? Theory, Practice and Phronesis inInternational Relations - David McCourtVOLUME TWO: THE HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL THOUGHTPart One: Rethinking International ThoughtThe International Turn in Intellectual History - David ArmitageWhy International Relations Theorists Should Stop Reading Thucydides - DavidWelchJustus Lipsius, Political Humanism and the Disciplining of 17th CenturyStatecraft - Halvard LeiraThe Forgotten Prophet: Tom Paine's Cosmopolitanism and International Relations -Thomas WalkerJustice, Order and Anarchy: The International Political Theory of Pierre-JosephProudhon (1809-1865) - Alex PritchardPart Two: International Relations before the DisciplineBirth of a Discipline - Robert VitalisOrigins and Originality: IR Scholarship before World War I - TorbjÃ¸rn KnutsenFeminism, War and the Prospects for Peace - Lucian AshworthPart Three: Reconceptualizing Disciplinary HistoryThe Myth of the 'First Great Debate' - Peter WilsonLessons from the Past: Reassessing the Interwar Disciplinary History ofInternational Relations - Brian SchmidtWho Killed the International Studies Conference? - David LongThe Construction of an Edifice: The Story of a First Great Debate - Joel Quirkand DarshanÂ VigneswaranThe Realist Gambit: Postwar American Political Science and the Birth of IRTheory - Nicolas GuilhotWriting the World: Disciplinary History and Beyond - Duncan BellThe Big Bangs of IR: The Myths Tha