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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Yet while its army always remained a junior partner to the French , Britain's navy
had no real chance to secure a Nelsonic victory against a foe who prudently
withdrew his fleet into fortified harbors.71 The explosion of public discontent in ...
A more possible candidate for " cuts ” would be Britain's expensive and ( while
emotionally understandable ) vastly overextended commitments in the Falkland
Islands : but even that retrenchment would probably only postpone a longer ...
C. J. Bartlett , Great Britain and Sea Power 1815–1853 ( Oxford , 1963 ) , passim .
For some regional manifestations : G. S. Graham , Great Britain in the Indian
Ocean : A Study of Maritime Enterprise 1810–1850 ( Oxford , 1967 ) ; B. Gough ...
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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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