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Tradition and diplomacy contextually re-examines the heritage of diplomacy so as to discover how the self-discipline has imported and hired the idea that of tradition. the writer demanding situations the idea that IR has in simple terms been attracted to tradition because the finish of the chilly warfare through tracing diversified understandings of tradition all through its background.

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The civilizing mission of culture 27 IR before the First World War The main problem with studying people, and especially people on an international scale, is one of how to account for the vast array of differences between them. For early IR scholars, these differences were contained by the concept of civilization. What it meant to be civilized had become increasingly based in race theory in the latter part of the nineteenth century; and the formal study of ‘race relations’ was the inevitable outcome of this form of the civilization concept.

Braudel 1963/1995:6). 19 The Germans failed to defend kultur against zivilization in the First World War, which only served to intensify their faith in kultur. Far from questioning the concept, some drew more heavily on other ideas that had been fashionable at the turn of the century, and added to it those ideas centred on evolutionary thinking and race theory. This development would have disastrous consequences, resulting in the horror that would be the Second World War. The civilizing mission of culture 23 Race and evolutionary ideas It is important to recognize that the concept of civilization itself underwent changes in meaning and these inevitably affected the idea of culture that took shape in its wake.

Public perception on this matter altered considerably during the course of the war and with the establishment of the League itself. 42 Although to be sure, public attitudes did not alter sufficiently in the United States to enable that state to join the new fangled organization. Although this had much to do with the Americans taking an isolationist and a nativist turn in the first decade after the war, which demonstrated the persistence of race theory and the determinists discourse in some circles, as we shall see.

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