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Author Eckstein, Arthur M.

Title Mediterranean anarchy, interstate war, and the rise of Rome / Arthur M. Eckstein.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 370 p.)
Physical Medium polychrome.
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Series Hellenistic culture and society ; 48
The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Hellenistic culture and society ; 48.
The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-342) and index.
Contents Political science and Roman history -- Realist paradigms of interstate behavior -- The anarchic structure of interstate relations in classical Greece -- The anarchic structure of interstate relations in the Hellenistic Age -- Terrores multi : the rivals of Rome for power in the western Mediterranean -- Rome and Roman militarism within the anarchic interstate system -- Roman exceptionalism and nonexceptionalism.
Summary Employs modern international relations theory to place Roman militarism and expansion of power within the broader Mediterranean context of interstate anarchy. This study challenges claims that Rome was an exceptionally warlike and aggressive state, by arguing that intense militarism and aggressiveness were common among all Mediterranean polities.
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Subject Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C.
Rome -- Foreign relations -- 510-30 B.C.
Anarchism.
War.
International relations.
HISTORY -- Ancient.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Diplomatic relations
Anarchism.
International relations.
War.
Rome (Empire)
Chronological Term 510-30 B.C
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mediterranean anarchy, interstate war, and the rise of Rome Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006. 9780520246188 (cloth : alk. paper) (DLC) 2006031443
ISBN 9780520932302 ebook
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9780520259928
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