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.
Results 1-3 of 91
World Indices of Manufacturing Production , 1913 – 1925 280 27 . Defense
Expenditures of the Great Powers , 1930 – 1938 296 28 . Annual Indices of
Manufacturing Production , 1913 – 1938 299 29 . Aircraft Production of the
Powers , 1932 ...
In 1937 , for example , Germany built 5 , 606 aircraft , whereas France produced
only 370 ( or 743 , depending upon the ... 99 But behind these economic and
production difficulties , most historians concede , lay deeper - seated social and ...
248 The point was not that Americans were producing significantly less ( except
in industries generally declining in the ... Automobile production is perhaps the
easiest way of illustrating the two trends which make up this story : in 1960 , the ...
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