EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM, 1789-1945
Preparatory Term 1995
Thomas Row
Department of International Relations and European European Studies
Central European University


Course Description

This course of five lectures will introduce a basic framework for examining the evolution of the international system from the end of the French drive for European hegemony under Napoleon to the onset of the Cold War after the end of the Second World War. During this period Europe developed and dominated a state system whose relevance remains to this day. During this period, the "modern" world -- modern economies, societies and political cultures -- were created.



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