Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 December 2017

296 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526116444

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Friendship among nations

History of a concept

First Edition

Evgeny Roshchin

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first book examining friendship in international politics and diplomacy.
  • Explains the instrumentality of friendship for initiating and maintaining various types of modern political orders ranging from state to empire
  • Uncovers a contractual concept of friendship that describes its political role in diplomacy and legal relations better than idealized and normative understandings of friendship

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