The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000
With 200,000 hardcover copies in print, this book has received worldwide attention. Kennedy explains how the various world powers have risen and fallen over the five centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in Western Europe.
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Beale, Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of America to World Power, passim;
Dallek, American Style of Foreign Policy, ch. 2; Schulzinger, American Diplomacy
in the Twentieth Century, pp. 24-38. 168. See especially the criticisms in G. F. ...
China s Foreign Relations in the 1980s, passim, espec. ch. 6. 49. Pollack, "China
and the Global Strategic Balance," in Harding (ed.), China's Foreign Relations in
the 1980s, pp. 173-74. 50. "A New Long March in China," Economist, Jan.
New York, 1980 edn. , "Pax Nipponica?," Foreign Affairs 64 (1986). Volcker, K.-H.
Die deutsche Luftwaffe 1933-1939. Stuttgart, 1967. Wagenfuhr, R. Die deutsche
Industrie im Kriege 1939-1945. Berlin, 1963. Waite, RA.L. Vanguard of Nazism: ...
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The internal political system of the United states, or of any other nation for that matter, is of little consequence to Paul Kennedy in his treatment of WWI. The rise and fall of the Great Powers with ... Read full review
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WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE Paul Kennedy's international bestseller is a sweeping account of five hundred years of fluctuating economic muscle and military might. Kennedy's masterwork begins ... Read full review