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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Review: The Rise & Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change & Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000User Review - Paul Sharpe - Goodreads
An absolutely stunning book! Thought provoking, intelligent, accurate, well thought out with a powerfully presented thesis that is well defended with incredible detail. The book is a sweeping overview ... Read full review
Review: The Rise & Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change & Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000User Review - Cassandra - Goodreads
This book spans 500 years of history and includes Russia, China, Japan, England, France, Germany, Italy and the United States. There are mentions of wars, military, economy, politics, military tech ... Read full review