The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000
Vintage Books, 1989 - Business & Economics - 677 pages
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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185ff ; G . Rudé , Paris and London in the Eighteenth Century : Studies in Popular
Protest ( New York , 1971 ) , passim . 7 . T . S . Ashton , The Industrial Revolution
1760 - 1830 ( Oxford , 1968 edn . ) , p . 129 . For other excellent studies of ...
88 . For Prussian military developments , see again Dupuy , Genius for War , pp .
75ff ; Showalter , Railroads and Rifles , passim ; Strachan , European Armies , pp
. 98ff . For the mistakes made in 1866 , see M . van Creveld , Command in War ...
By comparison , see again Rosecrance , Rise of the Trading State , passim . 45 .
See again Segal , “ Defense Culture and Sino - Soviet Relations , " passim . 46 .
But note R . Taylor , The Sino - Japanese Axis ( New York , 1985 ) . 47 . " Russia
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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