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.
"From the Trade Paperback edition.
Results 1-3 of 85
Despite occasional raids into the North Atlantic , the German surface fleet was in
no position to take on the Royal Navy ... British Empire forces found it easy to take
Italian - held positions , but extremely difficult to cope with the explosive form of ...
Indeed , in a certain sense China must be judged as a candidate superpower in
its own right not in imitation or emulation of either the Soviet Union or the United
States , but as a reflection of Peking's unique position in global politics . In a long
In that larger sense , there is something in the analogy which is made by certain
political scientists between the United States ' position today and that of previous
" declining hegemons . " 242 Here again , it is instructive to note the uncanny ...
What people are saying - Write a review
The rise and fall of the great powers: economic change and military conflict from 1500 to 2000User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
World Power Centers in the Sixteenth Century
The Political Divisions of Europe in the Sixteenth Century
57 other sections not shown