research data . Dataset . 1984

Nations in Conflict: Data on National Growth and International Violence for Six European Major Powers, 1870-1914

Choucri Nazli; North Robert C.;
  • Published: 03 May 1984
  • Publisher: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
This study includes data collected to investigate the dynamics of conflict and warfare and the role played by national growth and expansion in these processes. Annual aggregate data were compiled for the period 1870-1914 on Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, and Austria-Hungary in eight categories: national size, colonial size, economic and productivity profile, commercial activity, government budget, alliances, violence, and conflicts of interest. Data in the first six categories were gathered from yearbooks and other historical sources. One of the alliance measures, adversary relationship, is a dummy variable indicating if a state was aligned or not. Var...
free text keywords: aggression, alliances, economic indicators, government expenditures, government revenues, history, industrial production, international conflict, international relations, military expenditures, military strength, national growth, nineteenth century, trade, twentieth century, violence, war
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