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


"The geographical factors we studied have had little if any relationship to war frequency among the Conspicuous States we studied . . . . War tended to be slightly less frequent when the Conspicuous States shared a common land boundary with their Conspicuous Rivals" (332)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Point-biserial correlationPartially supportedabove .10not supportedOne-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
War FrequencyUNKNOWNInstigation Of War