Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemony [NOOK Book]


This timely and authoritative book is a general overview of Great Power politics and strategy from 1500 to the present.

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Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemony

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This timely and authoritative book is a general overview of Great Power politics and strategy from 1500 to the present.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203938898
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/29/2007
  • Series: War, History and Politics Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 894 KB

Meet the Author

Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. A world-renowned authority in history and archives; he is the author of seventy books, including The British Seaborne Empire, Rethinking Military History and Introduction to Global Military History.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Kennedy Thesis Considered 2. Bids for Mastery, 1500-1590 3. Seventeenth-Century Crises, 1590-1680 4. The Rise of the Great Powers, 1680-1774 5. A Reshaped World, 1775-1860 6. Accelerated Change, 1860-1913 7. Bids for Power, 1914-1943 8. The Fall of Empires, 1944-1991 9. American Hegemony, 1991-2007? 10. Into the Future 11. Conclusions

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