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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that so drove up the price of sterling that it hurt manufacturing exports.227 The
economic statistics offer a measure of what Bairoch terms " the acceleration of the
industrial decline of Great Britain . " 228 Its share of world manufacturing ...
R. A. Stradling , Europe and the Decline of Spain : A Study of the Spanish System
, 1580–1720 ( London / Boston , 1981 ) , p . 44 . 5. For example , Gattinara's
declaration to Charles V that “ God has set you on the path towards a world ...
The literature on Britain's post - 1945 relative economic decline is enormous .
See , inter alia , Gamble , Britain in Decline , passim ; Kirby , Decline of British
Economic Power Since 1870 , ch.5 ; F. Blackaby ( ed . ) , De - industrialization ...
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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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