Military deterrence in history: a pilot cross-historical survey

State University of New York Press Albany Published In Pages: ??
By Naroll, Raoul, Bullough, Vern L. , Naroll, Frada


"It was predicted, in accordance with the deterrence hypothesis, that wars would be less frequent during the periods when the 'Conspicuous State' while in a defensive stance, enjoyed the specific military advantages, than during other periods"(329)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Point-biserial correlationPartially supportedabove .10UNKNOWNOne-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Specific Military AdvantagesUNKNOWNArmed Forces
War FrequencyUNKNOWNInstigation Of War

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