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Never at War: Why Democracies Will Not Fight One Another Spencer R. Weart

Never at War: Why Democracies Will Not Fight One Another

Spencer R. Weart

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ISBN : 9780300070170
Hardcover
424 pages
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This survey of the history of conflict between democracies reveals an important finding: fully democratic nations have never made war on other democracies. Furthermore, historian Spencer R. Weart concludes in this book, they probably never will.MoreThis survey of the history of conflict between democracies reveals an important finding: fully democratic nations have never made war on other democracies. Furthermore, historian Spencer R. Weart concludes in this book, they probably never will. Building his argument on some 40 case studies ranging through history from ancient Athens to Renaissance Italy to modern America, the author analyzes every instance in which democracies or regimes like democracies have confronted each other with military force.