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 was , perhaps , just one more sign of an “ immature " economy , as was the
fact that the largest part of Russian industry was devoted to textiles and food
processing ( rather than , say , engineering and chemicals ) . Its tariffs were the ...
With echoes of ( and amendments to ) Kennan , he identified five important
regions , the United States , the USSR , China , Japan , and western Europe ; and
unlike many in Washington and ( perhaps ) everyone in Moscow , he welcomed
But perhaps the most important ( in terms of sheer output ) will be the already
impressive lead which Japan has in the field of industrial robots and its
development of experimental ) entire factories virtually controlled by computers ,
lasers , and ...
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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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