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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Part of East Prussia was taken , and a slice of eastern Czechoslovakia ( Ruthenia
, or Subcarpathian Ukraine ) was also thoughtfully added , so that there was
direct access to Hungary . To the west and southwest of this enhanced Russia lay
110 The growing acceptance of such views , and the way in which Washington
was beginning to link together the various crises along the “ northern tier ” of
those countries which blocked Russian expansion into the eastern
Mediterranean and ...
Despite territorial gains in the Baltic , northern Finland , and the Far East , Russia
was still , relatively speaking , a landlocked superpower . Moreover , it now
seems clear that Stalin's view of the world outside was one overwhelmingly
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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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