The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers (Google eBook)
About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W. Europe.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: The Rise & Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change & Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000User Review - A Banaja - Goodreads
This is a book for academician and historian who are looking for a lot of details. It is not for a layman who enjoys to read history but not with so much details. I got very tired and lost in all the details and I decided to stop reading the book after finishing 30% of it. Read full review
Review: The Rise & Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change & Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000User Review - Nathaniel Horadam - Goodreads
Not only the best grand strategy book I've ever read, but quite possibly the best non-fiction work as well. This book has quite a reputation, and it certainly lived up to it. Read full review