The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery

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Prometheus Books, Publishers, 1976 - History - 405 pages
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Analyzes the reasons for the rise and fall of Great Britain as a predominant maritime nation in the period from the Tudors to the present day.

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Paul Kennedy is the author or editor of thirteen books, including "Preparing for the Twenty-first Century" and T"he Rise and Fall of the Great Powers," which has been translated into more than twenty languages. He serves on the editorial board of numerous scholarly journals and has written for "The New York Times," "Los Angeles Times," "The Atlantic Monthly," and several other publications. Educated at Newcastle University and Oxford University, he is a former fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University and of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung in Bonn.

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