Online Resources – International Relations Basics

Free textbooks from E-International Relations (click to view)

Get started, or refresh yourself, with all of the basics that you need in your studies. Our textbooks are available via free e-book (PDF) and web versions. They are also on sale in paperback in all good book stores worldwide. Find out more about E-IR’s range of open access books here. Books such as this can be supplemented by Oxford University Press’ Flashcard glossary of Key IR terms

Also on E-IR, see A.C McKeil’s Brief Introduction to International Relations (web feature)

An introduction to studying IR from the London School of Economics

International Relations 101 video series from William Spaniel

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