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Author Kennedy, Paul M., 1945-

Title The rise and fall of the great powers : economic change and military conflict from 1500 to 2000 / by Paul Kennedy.

Edition First Vintage Books edition.
Publication Info. New York : Vintage Books, 1989.
©1987
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  909.82 KEN    AVAILABLE
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Description xxv, 677 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Summary Traces and explains how various national and international powers have risen and fallen, relative to one another, over the course of five centuries since the Renaissance, focusing on the interaction between economics and military strategy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject History, Modern.
Economic history.
Military history, Modern.
Military readiness -- Economic aspects.
Balance of power.
ISBN 9780679720195
0679720197
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