strategic_rivalries: Strategic Rivalries, 1494-2010

strategic_rivalriesR Documentation

Strategic Rivalries, 1494-2010

Description

A simple summary of all strategic (inter-state) rivalries from Thompson and Dreyer (2012).

Usage

data("strategic_rivalries")

Format

A data frame with 197 observations on the following 10 variables.

rivalryno

a numeric vector for the rivalry number

rivalryname

a character vector for the rivalry name

sidea

a character vector for the first country in the rivalry

sideb

a character vector for the second country in the rivalry

styear

a numeric vector for the start year of the rivalry

endyear

a numeric vector for the end year of the rivalry

region

a character vector for the region of the rivalry, per Thompson and Dreyer (2012)

type1

a character vector for the primary type of the rivalry (spatial, positional, ideological, or interventionary)

type2

a character vector for the secondary type of the rivalry, if applicable (spatial, positional, ideological, or interventionary)

type3

a character vector for the tertiary type of the rivalry, if applicable (spatial, positional, ideological, or interventionary)

Details

Information gathered from the appendix of Thompson and Dreyer (2012). Ongoing rivalries are right-bound at 2010, the date of publication for Thompson and Dreyer's handbook. Users are free to change this if they like.

References

Thompson, William R. and David Dreyer. 2012. Handbook of International Rivalries. CQ Press.

Examples

data(strategic_rivalries)

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