The Congress of Berlin by Anton Werner

Suggested Readings List

Dr. Ali Fisunoglu and I developed this list of titles we consider necessary for the study of international relations, especially from a teaching and peace science (international) perspective.

Author Title
Sarkees, Meredith; Wayman, Frank Resort to War: A Data Guide to Inter-State, Extra-State,
Intra-State, and Non-State Wars, 1816-2007
Beer, Francis Peace Against War: The Ecology of International Violence
Rotberg, Robert; Rabb, Theodore The Origin and Prevention of Major Wars
Midlarsky, Manus Handbook of War Studies
Midlarsky, Manus Handbook of War Studies II
Midlarsky, Manus Handbook of War Studies III
Vasquez, John The War Puzzle
Wilkinson, David Deadly Quarrels: Lewis F. Richardson
and the Statistical Study of War
Russett, Bruce Peace, War, and Numbers
Small, Melvin; Singer, David Resort to Arms: International and Civil Wars, 1816-1980
Small, Melvin; Singer, David Wages of War, 1816-1965: A Statistical Handbook
Stoll, Richard; Ward, Michael Power in World Politics
Levy, Jack War in the Modern Great Power System, 1495-1975
Singer, David; Diehl, Paul Measuring the Correlates of War
Waltz, Kenneth Theory of International Politics
Mearsheimer, John The Tragedy of Great Power Politics
Tammen, Ronald et al. Power Transitions: Strategies for the 21st Century
Organski, A.F.K.; Kugler, Jacek The War Ledger
Lemke, Douglas Regions of War and Peace
Thompson, William On Global War: Historical-Structural
Approaches to World Politics
Arbetman, Marina; Kugler, Jacek Political Capacity and Economic Behavior
Doran, Charles Systems in Crisis
Morgenthau, Hans Politics Among Nations
Mansbach, Richard;
Vasquez, John
In Search of Theory :
A New Paradigm for Global Politics
Guzzini, Stefano Realism in International Relations and
International Political Economy
Wright, Quincy A Study of War
Niou, Emerson et al. The Balance of Power: Stability in International Systems
Van Evera, Stephen Causes of War
Walt, Stephen The Origins of Alliances 
Kugler, Jacek;
Lemke, Douglas
Parity and War:
Evaluations and Extensions of the War Ledger
Kennedy, Paul The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers:
Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000
Gilpin, Robert War and Change in World Politics
Choucri, Nazli; North, Robert Nations in Conflict:
National Growth and International Violence
Bueno de Mesquita, Bruce The War Trap
Bueno de Mesquita, Bruce;
Lalman, David
War and Reason:
Domestic and International Imperatives
Thompson, William; Levy, Jack The Arc of War:
Origins, Escalation and Transformations
Siverson, Randolph; Starr, Harvey The Diffusion of War: A Study of
Opportunity and Willingness
Domke, William War and the Changing Global System
Diehl, Paul; Goertz, Gary War and Peace in International Rivalry
Doran, Charles; Parsons, Wes War and the Cycle of Relative Power
Rasler, Karen; Thompson, William The Great Powers and Global Struggle 1490-1990
Vasquez, John; Henehan, Marie Territory, War and Peace
Organski, A.F.K. World Politics
Gills, Barry; Thompson, William Globalization and Global History
George, Alexander; Smoke Richard Deterrence in American Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice
Schelling, Thomas Arms and Influence
Snyder, Glenn Deterrence and Defense:
Toward a Theory of National Security
Jervis, Robert The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy
Buzan, Barry; Herring, Eric The Arms Dynamic in World Politics
Huth, Paul Extended Deterrence and the Prevention of War
Freedman, Lawrence The Evolution of Nuclear Strategy
Kugler, Jacek;
Zagare, Frank
Exploring the Stability of Deterrence
Waltz, Kenneth The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Debate
Powell, Robert In the Shadow of Power:
States and Strategies in International Politics
Solingen, Etel Nuclear Logics:
Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East
Zagare, Frank; Kilgour, Marc Perfect Deterrence
Mearsheimer, John Conventional Deterrence
Russett, Bruce Grasping the Democratic Peace:
Principles for a Post- Cold War World
Gowa, Joanne Ballots and Bullets: the Elusive Democratic Peace
Stam, Allan; Reiter, Daniel Search for Victory: Understanding the
Sources of Democratic Military Power
Ray, James Lee Democracy and International Conflict:
An Evaluation of the Democratic Peace Proposal
Frumkin, Grzegorz Population Changes in Europe since 1939
Keynes, John Maynard The Economic Consequences of the Peace
Baumol, William et al. Convergence of Productivity: Cross-National Studies and
Historical Evidence
Organski, A.F.K.; Kugler, Jacek;
Johnson, J. Timothy; Cohen, Youssef
Births, Deaths, and Taxes: The Demographic and
Political Transitions
Huth, Paul Standing Your Ground:
Territorial Disputes and International Conflict
Senese, Paul; Vasquez, John The Steps to War: An Empirical Study
Morgan, Clifton Untying the Knot of War:
A Bargaining Theory of International Crises
Maoz, Zeev Paradoxes of War: On the Art of National Self-Entrapment
Bueno de Mesquita, Bruce The Predictioneer’s Game
Sen Amartya Collective Choice and Social Welfare
Herbert, Simon Models of Man
Walter, Barbara Reputation and Civil War:
Why Seperatist Conflicts are So Violent?
Walter, Barbara Committing to Peace:
The Successful Settlement of Civil Wars
Lichbach, Mark The Rebel's Dilemma
Gurr, Ted Why Men Rebel
Clodfelter, Michael Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference
to Casualty and Other Figures, 1500-2000
Levy, Jack S.; Thompson, William R. Causes of War
Kalyvas, Stathis N. The Logic of Violence in Civil War
Kugler, Jacek; Tammen, Ronald L. The Performance of Nations
Goldstone, Jack; Kaufmann, Eric P.;
Toft, Monica Duffy
Political Demography: How Population Changes are
Reshaping Interntional Security and National Politics
Vasquez, John (ed) What do we know about war
Gibler, Doublags International Military Alliances, 1648-2008
Thompson William, and David Dreyer Handbook of International Rivalaries 
Bull, Hedley The Anarchical Society
Axelrod, Robert The Evolution of Cooperation 
Waltz, Kenneth Man the State and War
Luttwak, Edward The Logic of War and Peace
Clausewitz, Carl von On War
T.C.W Blanning The Nineteenth Century 
T.C.W Blanning The 18th Century
Gaddis, Lewis John We Now Know
Schroeder, Paul W. The Transforamtion of European Politics 1763-1848
Vasuqez, John Classics of Inernational Relations
Langer, William L. An Encyclopedia of World History 
Wallensteen, Peter Peace Research 
Wallensteen, Peter Understanding Conflict Resolution: War, Peace and the Global System
Diehl, Paul International Peacekeeping
Braumoeller, Bear The Great Powers and the International System
Wendt, Alexander Social Theory of International Politics
Wagner, Harrison War and the State
Coplenad, Dale The Origins of Major War
Kohn, George Childs Dictionary of Wars
Sabatier, Paul A. Theories of the Policy Process
Finnemore, Martha National Interests in International Society
Ikenberry. G. John After Victory
Carr, E.H The Twenty Years Crisis
Buzan, Barry and Richard Little International Systems in World History
Clark, Christopher The Sleepwalkers
Steiner, Barry H. Collective Preventive Diplomacy
Richardson, L. James Crisis Diplomacy
Russett and Oneal Triangulating Peace: Democracy, Interdependence, and International Organizations
Rich, Norman Great Power Diplomacy 1814-1914
Randle, Robert Issues in the History of International Relations: The Role of Issues in the Evolution of the State System.
Morgenthau, Hans Politics among Nations
Narizny, Kevin The Political Economy of Grand Strategy 
Lenin, Vladimir  Imperialism
Kissinger, Henry Diplomacy
Keohane Robert After Hegemony
Deutsch, Carl  Political Community and the North Atlantic Area; International Organization in the Light of Historical Experience
Adler, Emanuel, and Michael N Barnett Security Communities
Angell , Norman The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power to National Advantage.
Vasquez and Elman Realism and the Balancing of Power: A New Debate
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories Russia's Wars in Chechnya 1994-2009
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Wars of Spanish-American Independence 1809-2009
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Soviet Afghan War 1979-1989
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-1861
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Northern Ireland Troubles
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Chinese Civil War 1945-1949
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Anglo-Afghan Wars 1839-1919
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Russian Civil War 1918-1922
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Irish Civil War 1922-1923
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Indian Mutiny 1857-1858
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Wars of the Barbary Pirates
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Anglo-Irish War
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Collapse of Yugoslavaia 1991-1999
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Zulu War 1879
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Gulf War 1991
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Boer War 1899-1902
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Suez Crisis 1956
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Franco Prussian war 1870-1871
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Second World War 1
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Second World War 2
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Second World War 3
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Second World War 4
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Second World War 5
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Second World War 6
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Vietnam War 1956-1975
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Napoleonic Wars 1
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Napoleonic Wars 2
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Napoleonic Wars 3
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The NapoleonicWars 4
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Spanish Civil War
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Arab Israeli Conflict
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The First World War 1
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The First World War 2
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The First World War 3
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The First World War 4
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Flaklands War 1982
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The French Revolutionary Wars
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Korean War
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Crimean War
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The American Civil War 1
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The American Civil War 2
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The American Civil War 3
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The American Civil War 4
Osprey Publishing, Essential Histories The Korean War