The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000
About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W. Europe.
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214 Yet however logical the American commitment to Europe may be
strategically , that fact itself is no guarantee against certain military and political
complications which have led to transatlantic discord . Although the NATO
alliance brings the ...
D . Syrett , Shipping and the American War 1775 - 83 ( London , 1970 ) , p . 243
and passim . See also N . Baker , Government and Contractors : The British
Treasury and War Supplies 1775 – 1783 ( London , 1971 ) ; R . A . Bowler ,
Beale , Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of America to World Power , passim ;
Dallek , American Style of Foreign Policy , ch . 2 ; Schulzinger , American
Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century , pp . 24 – 38 . 168 . See especially the
criticisms in G ...
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Yale historian Kennedy surveys the ebb and flow of power among the major states of Europe from the 16th centurywhen Europe's preeminence first took shapethrough and beyond the present erawhen great ... Read full review
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