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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The ANZUS treaty created obligations in the southwestern Pacific. The
confrontations in East Asia during the early 1950s had led to the signing of
various bilateral treaties, whereby the United States was pledged to aid countries
along the "rim" ...
... 40, 76, 415 Brest-Litovsk, Treaty of (1918), 272 Bretton Woods system, 434
Brezhnev, Leonid, 399 Brezhnev Doctrine, 379 Briand, Aristide, 278 British
Defence White Paper (1985), 507-8 Brunei, 482 Brussels Treaty (1948), 377
269 Reagan, Ronald, 410-12, 466, 527 defense buildup under, 411, 412, 527
detente and, 410 SDI under, 501 Taiwan and, 410, 413 Reformation, 21, 29, 32,
33, 36, 70 Reinsurance Treaty (1887), 250 Rhine, Confederation of the, 127 ...
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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