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Rise and Fall of the Great Powers Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 To 2000

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ISBN-10: 0679720197

ISBN-13: 9780679720195

Edition: 1989

Authors: Paul Kennedy

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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. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/15/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 5.19" wide x 7.99" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Born at the very end of World War II in Northeast England, Paul Kennedy was the first in his family to go to a university college. After receiving his Ph.D. in philosophy at Oxford University, Kennedy came to the United States to work in Washington in the National Archives. A J. Richardson Professor of History at Yale University since 1983, Kennedy is also the author of numerous important books. The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers has enjoyed wide acclaim and great success as a best-seller, and Preparing for the Twenty-First Century covers the themes of lectures that Kennedy took part in at Yale University since the mid-1980s. Kennedy's teaching and research are influenced by his…