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Author Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971.

Title The structure of nations and empires : a study of the recurring patterns and problems of the political order in relation to the unique problems of the nuclear age / by Reinhold Niebuhr
Published Fairfield, N.J. : A. M. Kelley, 1977


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Description xi, 306 pages ; 23 cm
Contents I. Introduction -- II. The two imperial nations of today -- III. Community and dominion in nation and empire -- IV. Democracy and authority -- V. The anatomy of empire -- VI. The encounter between Christianity and empire -- VII. The lessons from the three empires -- VIII. The uniqueness of western Christendom -- IX. The historical basis for national autonomy -- X. The world of autonomous nations -- XI. The vague universalism of liberal democracy -- XII. The character of national imperialism -- XIII. The chutopian basis of Soviet power -- XIV. Communit universalim and imperialism -- XV. Empires, nations, and collective security in a global situation -- XVI. The cold war and the nuclear dilemma -- XVII. The creative and destructive possibilities of human freedom
Notes Reprint of the ed. published by Scribner, New York
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Imperialism.
State, The.
LC no. 72128064
ISBN 0678027552