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The Democratic Peace and Territorial Conflict in the Twentieth Century Paul Huth

The Democratic Peace and Territorial Conflict in the Twentieth Century

Paul Huth

Published April 8th 2014
ISBN : 9780521801157
514 pages
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It is commonly said that democracies very seldom fight each other. This book asks whether the assumption of a democratic peace is valid and seeks to explain why. Explanations explored include the accountability of democratic leaders to domestic... MoreIt is commonly said that democracies very seldom fight each other. This book asks whether the assumption of a democratic peace is valid and seeks to explain why. Explanations explored include the accountability of democratic leaders to domestic institutions- the norms of democratic competition which influence international affairs- and the common interests which democracies have pursued.