Rising Titans, Falling Giants : : How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts / / Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson.

As a rising great power flexes its muscles on the political-military scene it must examine how to manage its relationships with states suffering from decline; and it has to do so in a careful and strategic manner. In Rising Titans, Falling Giants Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson focuses on the policie...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Cornell University Press Complete eBook-Package 2018
Place / Publishing House:Ithaca, NY : : Cornell University Press, , [2018]
Year of Publication:2018
Series:Cornell Studies in Security Affairs
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Physical Description:1 online resource (276 p.) :; 3 charts, 3 graphs
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Rising States and the Fate of Declining Great Powers
  • 1. Predation Theory
  • 2. A Formerly Great Britain: Predicting U.S. and Soviet Strategy
  • 3. The U.S. and Soviet Response to Britain's Decline
  • 4. Watching the Soviet Union Decline: Assessing Change and Predicting U.S. Strategy
  • 5. U.S. Strategy and the Decline of the Soviet Union
  • Conclusion: Rising Powers, the Fate of Declining States, and the Future of Great Power Politics
  • Appendix 1. Declining Great Powers, 1860-1913
  • Appendix 2. Interviews Conducted with Former U.S. Government Officials
  • Notes
  • Index