Introduction to the history of international relations

De Baripedia

The aim of the course is to provide a synthetic introduction to international issues and their evolution from the beginning of the 19th century to the present day: the international system, relations between great powers, colonisation, world wars, the Cold War, decolonisation, the emergence of the Third World, economic crises, new issues at the beginning of the 21st century.

Lectures[modifier | modifier le wikicode]

Perspectives on the studies, issues and problems of international history

Part I: The evolution of geopolitical balances[modifier | modifier le wikicode]

Chapter 1 - Europe at the centre of the world: from the end of the 19th century to 1918

Chapter 2 - The era of the superpowers: 1918 - 1989

Chapter 3 - A multipolar world: 1989 - 2011

Part Two: Between nationalism, regionalism and universalism: the logics of the contemporary world system[modifier | modifier le wikicode]

The International System in Historical Context: Perspectives and Interpretations

Chapter 4 - The beginnings of the contemporary international system: 1870 - 1939

Chapter 5 - World War II and the remaking of the world order: 1939 - 1947

Chapter 6 - The international system in the test of bipolarisation: 1947 - 1989

Chapter 7 - The post-Cold War system: 1989 - 2012

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