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By G. John Ikenberry

Are there ordinary ancient dynamics and styles which may aid us comprehend modern-day energy transitions and struggles over foreign order? What will we study from the earlier? Are the cycles of upward thrust and decline of energy and overseas order set to proceed? Robert Gilpin's vintage paintings, struggle and alter in international Politics bargains a sweeping and influential account of the increase and decline of prime states and the overseas orders they convey. Now, a few thirty years on, this quantity brings jointly a very good choice of students to mirror on Gilpin's grand topics of strength and alter in global politics. The chapters have interaction with theoretical rules that form the way in which we predict approximately nice powers, with the most recent literature at the altering US place within the international process, and with the demanding situations to the present order which are being generated via China and different emerging non-Western states.

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On the ideological foundations of great-power rivalry, see Haas, The Ideological Origins of Great Power Politics. Unpacking hegemony 27 and rules that emerge from its unique domestic milieu. Accordingly, the universalization of the Western order is not in the offing. On the contrary, if the coming transition in global power is to occur peacefully, the West will have to make room for the alternative ordering norms that emerging powers will press outward as they rise. In mapping out the normative dimensions of hegemony, this chapter focuses on four main logics of order: geopolitical, socioeconomic, cultural, and commercial.

26 Accommodations were also made for non-Muslims. The millet system allowed non-Muslim communities to retain their own religious and political institutions even as it incorporated them into the empire’s hierarchical system of control. 27 At the same time, the heads of these minority populations functioned as intermediaries between imperial authorities and their local communities; minority leaders directed their allegiance to Istanbul even as they enjoyed significant autonomy on matters of communal governance.

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