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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... especially in the light of the poor road system ; no thought had been given to
winter warfare , since it was assumed that the struggle would be over within three
months ; German aircraft production in 1941 was significantly smaller than that of
Given that it is in the high - technology field that the USSR usually appears most
vulnerable — which suggests that American quality in weaponry can be
employed to counter the superior Russian quantity of , say , tanks and aircraft —
there is ...
113 , gives different figures from Childs , Armies and Warfare in Europe 1648 –
1789 , p . 42 — and both differ on occasions from data given in specific works on
national armies or individual wars . 42 . These figures are taken from Anderson ...
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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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