Diplomatic Systems (Online Module)

Key information

Module overview

Through this module students will learn about the conditions in which diplomacy is stimulated and the nature of different diplomatic systems that arise as a result of variations in these conditions. Students will also study historical and contemporary case studies from Byzantium to Ancient Greece and from the French system to a transatlantic system of diplomacy.

All modules are subject to availability and are subject to change from session to session.

Suggested reading

Anderson, M. S., The Rise of Modern Diplomacy, 1450-1919 (1993)
Berridge, G. R., Diplomacy: Theory and practice, 3rd ed. (2005), Intro.


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