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Diplomatic Missions Received by Each International System Member, 1817-1970 (ICPSR 5025)

Principal Investigator(s): Singer, J. David; Small, Melvin


This data collection comprises one of four companion datasets produced by the Correlates of War Project at the University of Michigan. For each international system member, data are provided at approximately five-year intervals for the number of missions received, the particular nations sending missions, and the rank of mission received (e.g., visit from ambassador, minister, or charge d'affaires) in the period 1817-1970.

Series: Correlates of War Project Series

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Study Description


Singer, J. David, and Melvin Small. Diplomatic Missions Received by Each International System Member, 1817-1970. ICPSR05025-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05025.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05025.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    diplomacy, embassies, foreign policy, international alliances, international relations, nations, nineteenth century, twentieth century

Geographic Coverage:    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China (Peoples Republic), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Global, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Soviet Union, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia

Time Period:   

  • 1817--1970

Universe:    A total of about 128 nations in the period 1817-1970.

Data Type(s):    aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

See also the related data collections, DIPLOMATIC EXCHANGE DATA, 1815-1970 (ICPSR 5026), and ANNUAL ALLIANCE MEMBERSHIP DATA, 1815-1965 (ICPSR 5602).



Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03


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