Professor Knorr examines bends in the values which nations derive in their international relationships from the possession and use of both nuclear and non-nuclear military forces, and suggests that territorial conquest and the furtherance of economic benefits by military means have generally diminished in appeal. He inquires into the costs and disadvantages of military power-the greatly reduced security obtainable even by the major nuclear powers and the noticeable diminution in the legitimacy of international violence in its several forms.
Originally published in 1966.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Preface, pg. v
- Contents, pg. ix
- I. The Problem and Its Problems, pg. 1
- II. The International Purposes of Military Power, pg. 17
- III. Some Restraints on the Use of Military Power, pg. 38
- IV. The Great Nuclear Powers, pg. 80
- V. The Other Powers: Nuclear and Non-Nuclear, pg. 116
- VI. Some Effects on International Relations, pg. 138
- Index, pg. 177
- Backmatter, pg. 187
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