The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

By Paul Kennedy
(Vintage, Paperback, 9780679720195, 704pp.)

Publication Date: January 15, 1989

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Compact Disc

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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.




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