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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India ) could assist the imperial power with troops , ships , raw materials , and
money — and this was an age when politicians in Whitehall were carefully
cultivating their kinsmen overseas in the cause of a more organized " imperial
Neither of them , for a variety of reasons , could prevent the further extension of
that colonial order under the League mandates ; but their rhetoric and influence
seeped across imperial demarcation zones and interacted with the mobilization
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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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