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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Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000 Paul M. Kennedy. that
faced the sixteenth-century state."51 The changes in military techniques which
permitted the great rise in the size of armies and the almost simultaneous ...
Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000 Paul M. Kennedy. and
especially the new techniques which favored the growth of infantry armies and
expensive fortifications and fleets — which impelled belligerent states to spend ...
Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000 Paul M. Kennedy. 154.
"Gorbachev's Plans: Westerners See a Lot of Zeal, but Little Basic Change," New
York Times, Feb. 23, 1986, p. 16; "Russia Under Gorbachev," Economist, Nov.
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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