Historical Texts

Thucydides  The History of the Peloponnesian War

William of Ockham Dialogus (Part 3, Tract 2)

Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica, Pt 2, Question 40, Of War

Niccolò Machiavelli  The Prince(Il Principe)

Roger Coke A Discourse of Trade

Hugo Grotius On the Law of War and Peace

Hugo Grotius Freedom of the Seas

Isaac Gervaise   The System or Theory of the Trade of the World

 Samuel von Pufendorf On the Law of Nature and Nations

Emerich de Vattel The Laws of Nations or the Principle of Natural Law

Edmund Burke Letters on a Regicide Peace

David Hume Of the Balance of Power

David Hume Of the Balance of Trade

Immanuel Kant Perpetual Peace: a philosophical sketch

Adam Smith The Wealth of Nations

David Ricardo The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation

Thomas Malthus The Corn Laws

Karl Marx (Works)

J S Mill A Few Words on Non-Intervention

J S Mill Of the Laws of Interchange Between Nations

E H Carr The Twenty Years’ Crisis (chs4-5)

John Gallagher and Ronald Robinson The Imperialism of Free Trade

Hans J Morgenthau Six Principles of Political Realism

Raymond Aron From Machtpolitik to Power Politics