About the Author
Martin Wight was born in 1913, and died in 1972. This book, edited by his wife Gabriele Wight, and his colleague, Dr Brian Porter, brings together some of his previously unpublished material. Mrs Gabriele Wight married Martin Wight in 1952. She co-edited another of Martin Wight's posthumous works, International Theory: The Three Traditions in 1991, which is now regarded as a classic. Dr Brian Porter was successively tutored and supervised by Martin Wight. He co-edited Wight's International Theory: The Three Traditions with Mrs Gabriele Wight in 1991.