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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Also important are the International Security essays edited by S . E . Miller ,
Conventional Forces and American Defense Policy ( Princeton , N . J . , 1986 ) .
187 . Statement on the Defense Estimates , 1985 , vol . 1 ( Cmnd 9430 ) ,
210 . “ An Economy Struggles to Break Its Fall , " New York Times , June 8 , 1986
, p . E3 ; “ Hard Times in Mexico Cause Concern in U . S . , " New York Times , Oct
. 19 , 1986 , pp . 1 , 20 . 211 . Report of the Secretary of Defense Caspar W ...
See the Brookings study by J . Grunwald and K . Flamm , The Global Factory :
Foreign Assembly in International Trade ( Washington , D . C . , 1985 ) ; and P .
Seabury , “ International Policy and National Defense , ” Journal of Contemporary
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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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