Phillips, Andrew, 1977-

International order in diversity : war, trade and rule in the Indian Ocean / Andrew Phillips and J. C. Sharman. - xi, 251 pages ; 23 cm. - Cambridge studies in international relations ; 137 .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-244) and index.

Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. The puzzle of durable diversity in international relations; 2. The initial growth of diversity, 1500-1600; 3. The expansion of diversity and competition under heteronomy, 1600-1650; 4. The stabilization of diversity, 1600-1750; 5. Reconfiguring diversity in the age of empire, 1750-1900; Conclusion. Order in diversity.

"We live in an unusual age. For most of history, international systems have consisted of a bewildering diversity of political units, ranging from city-leagues through to feudal monarchies, confederacies and sprawling imperial realms"--

9781107084834 9781107446823 (pbk.)

2014044743


Geopolitics--Indian Ocean Region.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General.


Indian Ocean Region--Relations.

DS341 / .P55 2015

327.09182/4