The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Kennedy

The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Kennedy year 1989
  • Book name: The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
  • Author: Paul Kennedy
  • Release date: 1989/4/13
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780006860525
  • Rating: 9.88 of 10
  • Votes: 557
  • Review by: Koa Platt
  • Review rating: 7.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Total pages: 928
  • Includes a PDF summary of 109 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE Paul Kennedy's international bestseller is a sweeping account of five hundred years of fluctuating economic muscle and military might. Kennedy's masterwork begins in the year 1500, at a time of various great centres of power including Minh China, the Ottomans, the rising Mughal state, the nations of Europe. But it was the latter which, through competition, economic growth and better military organisation, came to dominate the globe - until challenged later by Japan, the Soviet Union, and the United States. Now China, boosted by its own economic prowess, rises to the fore. Throughout this brilliant work, Kennedy persuasively demonstrates the interdependence of economic and military power, showing how an imbalance between the two has historically led to spectacular political disaster. Erudite and brilliantly original, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the politics of power.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 50H31M27S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Central Government Policies, General & World History, Development Economics, Warfare & Defence
  • Available formats: PPTX, WORD, LIT, EPUB, TXT, DOC, OEB, PDF. Compressed in TZ, ZIP, XZ, ISO, ARJ, RAR, LHA
  • Download servers: Mediafire, Syncthing, Localhostr, BitShare, FileServe, 4Shared, MEGA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 22.30 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x57mm
  • Weight: 630g
  • Printed by: William Collins
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
Vote:

More books of the publisher HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

More books of the genre or collection Society and Social Sciences

More books of 1989