The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
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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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