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By Evan Braden Montgomery

ISBN-10: 1501702343

ISBN-13: 9781501702341

The courting among verified powers and rising powers is without doubt one of the most crucial themes in global politics. however, few reports have investigated how the top country within the overseas method responds to emerging powers in peripheral regions—actors that aren't but and can by no means turn into nice powers yet which are nonetheless expanding their energy, extending their effect, and attempting to reorder their nook of the realm. In the Hegemon's Shadow fills this hole. Evan Braden Montgomery attracts on assorted strands of realist concept to strengthen a unique framework that explains why top states have accommodated a few emerging local powers yet antagonistic others.

Montgomery examines the interplay among components: the kind of neighborhood order major nation prefers and the kind of neighborhood energy shift that looks to be happening. the 1st captures a number one state's major curiosity in a peripheral area and serves because the baseline for its evaluate of any alterations within the establishment. might the major kingdom prefer to see a stability of strength instead of a preponderance of strength, does it want primacy over parity as an alternative, or is it neutral among those possible choices? the second one exhibits how a neighborhood strength shift is probably going to spread. specifically, which neighborhood order is an rising energy attempting to create and does a number one country count on it to be triumphant? Montgomery assessments his arguments by means of examining nice Britain’s efforts to control the increase of Egypt, the Confederacy, and Japan through the 19th century and the USA’ efforts to regulate the emergence of India and Iraq throughout the 20th century.

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