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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McCauley , Soviet Union Since 1917 , p . 204 . More generally , see the
references in note 138 above , and R . C . Horn , The Soviet Union and India :
The Limits of Influence ( New York , 1981 ) ; R . H . Donaldson ( ed . ) , The Soviet
Union in ...
A1 , A6 , quoting Leonard Silk ; Colton , Dilemma of Reform in the Soviet Union ,
ch . 3 ; Daniels , Russia : The ... This is best covered by F . D . Holzman ' s articles
“ Are the Soviets Really Outspending the U . S . on Defense ? " International ...
D . L . Strode , “ Arms Control and Sino - Soviet Relations , ” Orbis , vol . 28 , no . 1
( Spring 1984 ) , espec . p . 168ff . 182 . The Economist , 9 February , 1985 , " Not
Trident , ” p . 16 . See also , Gervasi , The Myth of Soviet Military Supremacy , p ...
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