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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in Russia during these decades confirms that things were on the move . 59 But
the blunt point was that the rest of Europe was moving far faster and that Russia
was losing ground . Because of its far bigger population , it had easily possessed
For general surveys of Russia ' s international position after 1815 , see Bridge
and Bullen , Great Powers and the European States System , passim ; Lobanov -
Rostovsky , Russia and Europe 1789 – 1825 , passim ; R . W . Seton - Watson ...
More generally , A . Gershrenkon , Economic Backwardness in Historical
Perspective ( Cambridge , Mass . , 1962 ) ; M . Falkus , “ Aspects of Foreign
Investment in Tsarist Russia , ” Journal of European Economic History , vol . 8 ,
no . 1 ( Spring ...
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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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