The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
Economic Change and Military Conflict From 1500 to 2000Book - 1987
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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Random House, c1987
Characteristics: xxv, 677 p. : maps ; 25 cm