comprehensive list

1. Jan, 2015

Comprehensive Reading list for International Relations Foundation 

 

Oxford University Press's   Very Short Introductions to International Relations

 

Eric Hobsbawm   The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century, 1914-1991"

 

Chris Brown (with Kirsten Ainley) - "Understanding International Relations"

 

Kenneth Waltz,    Man, the State, and War.

 

 Jared Diamond,    Guns,  Germs, and Steel.

 

 Thomas Schelling,    Arms and Influence.

 

James Scott, Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed.

 

David Halberstam, The Best and the Brightest.

 

Robert Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International Politics.

 

 

John J. Mearsheimer, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics.

 

 

Ernst Gellner, Nations and Nationalism.

 

 

Henry A. Kissinger, White House Years & Years of Upheaval.

 


 Karl Polanyi, The Great Transformation.