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Aaron L. Friedberg

Full Name: Aaron L. Friedberg
Number of Works: 8
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ISBN: 0691008442, 9780691008448
Keywords: relative, decline, experience, britain, titan, weary
Pages: 352
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 80%

"Much of this debate [concerning military, economic, and political reforms] in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain has now been brought together in Aaron Friedberg's fine new work The Weary Titan: Britain and the Experience of Relative Decline, 1895-1905. . . . Friedberg's study is a valuable new contribution to this important issue, and both historians and political scientists will be indebted to him for it."--Paul Kennedy, The New York Review of Books
ISBN: 0691148007, 9780691148007
Keywords: relative, decline, experience, britain, titan, weary
Pages: 368
Published: 2010

How do statesmen become aware of unfavorable shifts in relative power, and how do they seek to respond to them? These are puzzles of considerable importance to theorists of international relations. As national decline has become an increasingly prominent theme in American political debate, these questions have also taken on an immediate, pressing significance. The Weary Titan is a penetrating study of a similar controversy in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century.Drawing on a wide variety of sources, Aaron Friedberg explains how England's rulers failed to understand and respond to the i
ISBN: 0393082164, 9780393082166
Keywords: mastery, asia, struggle, america, supremacy, china, contest
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2011

An explosive examination of the fast-escalating Sino-American struggle for geopolitical predominance.There may be no denying China's growing economic strength, but its impact on the global balance of power remains hotly contested. Political scientist Aaron L. Friedberg argues that our nation's leaders are failing to act expeditiously enough to counter China's growing strength. He explains how the United States and China define their goals and reveals the strategies each is now employing to achieve its ends. Friedberg demonstrates in this provocative book that the ultimate aim of Chinese policy
ISBN: 0971393834, 9780971393837
Keywords: crisis, fragility, asia, strategic
Pages: 544
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 100%

The Strategic Asia Program at The National Bureau of Asian Research is a major ongoing research initiative that draws together top Asia studies specialists and international relations experts to assess the changing strategic environment in the Asia Pacific. The Strategic Asia Program transcends traditional estimates of military balance by incorporating economic, political, and demographic data and by focusing on the strategies and perceptions that drive policy in the region. Strategic Asia 2003-04: Fragility and Crisis, the third Strategic Asia volume, examines the weaknesses and fractures af