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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mbmackay - LibraryThing
A tour de force analysis of the last 500 years of power struggles, lessened only slightly by the decision to subtitle the book 1500 to 2000 when it was released in 1989, which meant that predictions ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing
I have been reading this at the same time I have been reading a very critical a book about the CIA< Legacy of Ashes and they are really connected. Why a book about the future published almost 30 years ... Read full review