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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Within just over a decade from its unification , therefore , Italy seemed a full
member of the European Great Power system , and Rome ranked alongside the
other major capitals ( London , Paris , Berlin , St. Petersburg , Vienna ,
Constantinople ) ...
Although Italy marginally entered the listings of Great Powers , it is worth noting
that– Japan excluded - every other of ... greater degree of national cohesion and
resolve on the part of the Italian population , but such elements were absent .
Italy 1830–1914 , " in C. Cipolla ( ed . ) , Fontana Economic History of Europe ,
vol . 4 , pt . 1 , The Emergence of Industrial Societies , pp . 287–325 . 32. A. S.
Milward and S. B. Saul , The Development of the Economies of Continental
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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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