Modern Diplomacy

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Pearson, 2013 - Political Science - 432 pages
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Modern Diplomacy provides a comprehensive exploration of the evolution and concepts of the institution of diplomacy.  This book equips students with a detailed analysis of important international issues that impact upon diplomacy and its relationship with international politics.  The subject is bought 'to life' through the use of case studies and examples which highlight the working of contemporary diplomacy within the international political arena.

Organised around five broad topic areas, including the nature of diplomacy, diplomatic methods and negotiation, the operation of diplomacy in specific areas and natural disasters and international conflict, the book covers all major topic areas of contemporary diplomacy.

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R. P. Barston is Professor and specialist in international relations and modern diplomatic methods. He teaches at UEA London (University of East Anglia) and is a Convenor on the postgraduate Diplomacy Programme. He is a former member of the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office and has extensive diplomatic experience in bilateral and multilateral negotiations.

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