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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tion in the age of high imperialism ; yet it still remained , compared to Britain , the
United States , and Germany , an industrial and financial lightweight . Two further
factors , however , aided Japan ' s rise to Great Power status and help to ...
For other excellent studies of British economic change in this period , see
Mathias , First Industrial Nation , passim ; Hobsbawm , Industry and Empire , chs .
2 - 4 and 6 ; and Crouzet , Victorian Economy , pt . 1 , from where the popula . tion
349 – 81 ; and his Lehrman Institute paper " Security and Containment Before
Kennan : The Identifica . tion of American Interests at the End of World War II , "
passim . 49 . Erickson , Road to Berlin , p . ix . 50 . G . Hosking , A History of the ...
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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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