Literature and International Relations: Stories in the Art of Diplomacy

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - Political Science - 208 pages
Drawing on a range of texts such as William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and Aldous Huxley's Island, this book seeks to consider the efforts to construct a perfect society, and the obstacles that frustrate the acquisition of it. It aims to illustrate the links between aspirations and consequences in international relations.
 

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Contents

Power and Morality
1
Stories of Supermen and
29
Going Sane is Harder Than
50
Forgotten Homes and Recovered
70
Crossing the State Line and Getting
88
Whispers from the Global Home
129
Words and Weapons in Urban Myths
151
Imperfect Futures Distorted Pasts
171
The Beginnings of Stories
188
Index
203
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Dr Paul Sheeran is Masters Programme Director at the University of Winchester, UK.

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