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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Review: The Rise & Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change & Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000User Review - PHILIPPE MALZIEU - Goodreads
When it has been published, it was a sensation. Kennedy explain why the competition between the small European kingdoms obliged theit to innovate. It is this good principle of the competition which ... Read full review
Review: The Rise & Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change & Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000User Review - Joseph Rice - Goodreads
interesting book in its time. not sure it's not dated around now. Read full review