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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Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000 Paul M. Kennedy. 124.
Hillmann , " Comparative ... 501ff . 127. S. H. Cohn , Economic Development in
the Soviet Union ( Lexington , Mass . , 1970 ) , pp . 70–71 ; F. D. Holzmann ...
China's Modern Economy in Historical Perspective ( Stanford , Calif . , 1975 ) ,
passim . 209. Blackburn , West and the World Since 1945 , p . 77 . 210. Ibid .; and
Bairoch , Economic Development of the Third World , pp . 188ff , 201ff , which ...
hard's satisfied account , The Economics of Success ( Princeton , N.J. , 1963 ) ,
passim ; Hardach , “ Germany 1914–1970 , ” in Cipolla ( ed . ) , Fontana
Economic History of Europe , vol 6. , pt . 1 , pp . 217ff ; Landes , Unbound
Prometheus , pp .
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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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