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The rise and fall of the great powers : economic change and military conflict from 1500 to 2000

Author: Paul M Kennedy
Publisher: New York, NY : Random House, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the relationship of economic to military power as it affects the rise and fall of empires.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennedy, Paul M., 1945-
Rise and fall of the great powers.
New York, NY : Random House, c1987
(OCoLC)572365515
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul M Kennedy
ISBN: 0394546741 9780394546742 0049090194 9780049090194
OCLC Number: 15594794
Description: xxv, 677 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The rise of the western world --
The Habsburg bid for mastery, 1519-1659 --
Finance, geography, and the winning of wars, 1660-1815 --
Industrialization and the shifting global balances, 1815-1885 --
The coming of a bipolar world and the crisis of the "middle powers" : part one, 1885-1918 --
The coming of a bipolar world and the crisis of the "middle powers" : part two, 1919-1942 --
Stability and change in a bipolar world, 1943-1980 --
To the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: by Paul Kennedy.
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Examines the relationship of economic to military power as it affects the rise and fall of empires.

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