Van Der Pijl, Kees (2010) The foreign encounter in myth and religion. Modes of foreign relations and political economy, 2 . Pluto Press, London & NY. ISBN 9780745323169Full text not available from this repository.
The Foreign Encounter In Myth And Religion is the second volume of Modes of Foreign Relations and Political Economy, a three-volume project which is changing the way we think about international relations.
In the first, Deutscher prize-winning volume, Kees van der Pilj introduced the ground-breaking argument that our current international system of nation states is merely a historically specific form of foreign relations, rather than a permanent fixture. Now he traces the key characteristics of 'foreign encounters' over time, showing that myth, religion and ethical philosophies have always informed the way that societies have interacted with outsiders. This points us towards the future state of international relations.
A truly masterful work, The Foreign Encounter In Myth And Religion, is a must for upper-undergraduates and academics at the cutting edge of international relations theory.
|Schools and Departments:||School of Global Studies > International Relations|
|Depositing User:||Kees VanDerPijl|
|Date Deposited:||06 Feb 2012 15:25|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2012 15:54|