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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Indeed , the outcome of all of the major , lengthy wars among the Great Powers
which have been surveyed here repeatedly points to the crucial influences of
productive economic forces — both during the struggle itself , and during those ...
272-80 ; C. Emsley , British Society and the French Wars 1793–1815 ( London ,
1979 ) , chs . 4–5 ; Lefevre , Napoleon , vol . 1 , chs . 5 and 7 ; Glover ,
Napoleonic Wars , pp . 83–84 . See also the comments in E. L. Presseisen ,
Amiens and ...
World Bank, 435–36, 456 World Communist Parties' meeting, 398 World
Economic Conference (1933), 283, 335 World Economic Survey (League of
Nations), 299 World War I, xix, 166,256–74 alliance diplomacy and, 249–53, 256
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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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