The Analyst’s Reading List: International Relations

Paul Kennedy — The Rise and Fall of Great Powers

Niall Ferguson — War of the World

Joseph S. Nye Jr. — The Future of Power

Odd Arne Westad — The Cold War

John J. Mearsheimer — The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

Kenneth Waltz — Theory of International Relations

Samuel Huntington — Clash of Civilizations

Conclusions

  1. Niall Ferguson, Civilization: The West and the Rest, London, 2011.
  2. Paul Johnson, Modern Times: A History of the World from the 1920s to the Year 2000, 1999.
  3. Peter Calvocoressi, World Politics 1945–2000, London — New York, 2008.
  4. Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson, Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty, London, 2012.
  5. Robert D. Kaplan, The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate, New York, 2013.

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