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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By 1914 , 90 percent of mining , almost 100 percent of oil extraction , 40 percent
of the metallurgical industry , 50 percent of the chemical industry and even 28
percent of the textile industry were foreign - owned . " 130 This was not in itself an
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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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