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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294 ; but see also Munting , Economic Development of the USSR , pp . 45ff ;
Nove , Economic History of Russia , chs . 6–10 ; and the interesting discussion in
Grossman , “ The Industrialization of Russia and the Soviet Union , " in Cipolla (
ed . ) ...
ture , E. Jones , “ Manning the Soviet Military , " International Security , vol . 7 , no
. 1 ( Summer 1982 ) , pp . 105–31 . 168. On which see Dibb , Soviet Union : The
Incomplete Superpower , pp . 44ff , “ The Nationality Problem " ; Hosking , History
Herspring and Volgyes , “ Political Reliability , " passim ; B. S. Lambeth , “
Uncertainties for the Soviet War Planner , " in Miller ( ed . ) , Conventional Forces
and American Defense Policy , pp . 181-82 ; W. E. Griffith , “ Superpower
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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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