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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G . Hosking , A History of the Soviet Union ( London , 1985 ) , p . 296 . 51 . Nove ,
Economic History of the USSR , p . 285 . 52 . See the figures in Munting ,
Economic Development of the USSR , p . 118 . 53 . McCauley , Soviet Union
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 ...
The Soviet Economy , " New York Times , March 15 , 1985 , pp . A1 , A6 , quoting
Leonard Silk ; Colton , Dilemma of Reform in the Soviet Union , ch . 3 ; Daniels ,
Russia : The Roots of Confrontation , pp . 273ff ; J . F . Hough and M . Fainsod ...
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