By Jan Melissen
The means within which states are facing each other has replaced extra some time past many years than within the 350 years because the Peace of Westphalia. This obtainable quantity supplementations the analyses of extra well-known issues within the introductory literature on international relations. specialists from 9 nations research a number of the ways that diplomatic perform after 1945 has tailored to basic adjustments in diplomacy, or remains to be attempting to come to phrases with them. This ebook provides insights right into a reworking diplomatic panorama and the altering types and modalities of latest diplomacy.
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Hittite sources from the Amarna period, however, strongly suggest that Mycenaean Greece, known as Ahhiyawa, maintained full diplomatic relations at least with Hatti. One dispatch refers to an extradition from Ahhiyawa to Hatti; in another the ruler of Ahhiyawa is significantly addressed as 'My brother, the Great King, my equal'. 21 Underpinning Amarna diplomacy was an elaborate and, by the fourteenth century BC, age-old code of protocol and customary law known by the Akkadian term parsu. This dealt with the rights and duties consequent on diplomatic relations, the treatment of envoys, their classification, the form of correspondence, the procedure for negotiating and concluding agreements, and so on.
Acknowledgement of cultural differences is not to be confused with ethical relativism. Female circumcision, for example, which in many societies 'is historically embedded in complex definitions of masculinity and femininity', 42 is generally abhorred in the West. However, simple condemnation is usually counter-productive, since it tends to be resented by those concerned, even when they oppose the practice, as cultural imperialism. Practical measures to eliminate the custom have to proceed, therefore, 'with high regard for the beliefs and concerns' of the cultures involved.
How good and pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together' (Psalms cxxxiii:l). They were engaged in intensive political and commercial interaction, yet their relations remained strikingly familial in tone, as reflected in the monarchs' solicitude for each other's health, interest in family matters, and above all, proclivity for dynastic marriage. There is good reason to believe that the theme of family that prevails throughout the Amarna correspondence reflected a genuine world-view. 28 Bereft of the philosophical categories of thought invented a thousand years later by the Greeks, such as justice, the state and power, Ancient Near Eastern kings conceptualized their political commitments in terms of tangible family ties and love, not abstract concepts (this is also a feature of their religious thinking).