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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All this led to further inflation , which the 1792 decision for war only exacerbated .
And while it is true that later administrative reforms within the treasury itself and
the revolutionary regime's determination to know the true state of affairs steadily ...
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Was it worth making further efforts to persuade them into an alliance against the
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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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