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Title: GOVERNING THE WORLD
THE HISTORY OF AN IDEA
By: Mark Mazower
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0141011939
ISBN 13: 9780141011936
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Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 27 June, 2013
Pages: 496
Description: In 1815 the shocked and exhausted victors of the decades of fighting that had engulfed Europe for a generation agreed to a new system for keeping the peace. This title tells the history of world government.
Synopsis: The compelling and provocative history of world government, from acclaimed author Mark MazowerShortlisted for the RUSI 2013 Duke of Wellington Medal for Military LiteratureIn 1815 the shocked and exhausted victors of the decades of fighting that had engulfed Europe for a generation agreed to a new system for keeping the peace. Instead of independent states changing sides, doing deals and betraying one another, a new, collegial 'Concert of Europe' would ensure that the brutal chaos of the Napoleonic Wars never happened again.Mark Mazower's remarkable new book recreates two centuries of international government - the struggle to spread values and build institutions to bring order to an anarchic and dangerous state system.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
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