Topics new and updated for this edition include:
discussion of Ancient and non-European diplomacy including a more thorough treatment of pre-Hellenic and Muslim diplomacy and the diplomatic methods prevalent in the inter-state system of the Indian sub-continent
evaluation of human rights diplomacy from the nineteenth-century campaign against the slave trade onwards
a fully updated and revised account of the inter-war years and the diplomacy of the Cold War, drawing on the latest scholarship in the field
an entirely new chapter discussing core issues such as climate change; NGOs and coalitions of NGOs; trans-national corporations; foreign ministries and IGOs; the revolution in electronic communications; public diplomacy; transformational diplomacy and faith-based diplomacy.
This text has established itself as a core text in the field of diplomacy and this new edition is absolutely essential reading for students and practitioners of diplomacy.