The Language of Interstate Relations

In Search of Personification

  • Piotr Twardzisz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 220-242

About this book


In challenging the widely held belief in the ubiquity of the personification of the political state, this book strives to de-politicize research and to de-mystify conceptual metaphor. Opposed to mainstream cognitive assumptions, it provides detailed data-driven research and one realistic solution to many of the dilemmas.


metaphor international politics language concept semantic

Authors and affiliations

  • Piotr Twardzisz
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WarsawPoland

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