The book is chock full of informative graphs and charts that help to demonstrate the authors points.
Some of Kennedy's predictions weren't accurate: he predicted the fall of USA as a great power, and believed that Japan would take its place.
Anyone who wants to understand what has happened in history, and what will most likely happen, should read this book.
The aurora does an excellent job of relating how the ups and downs of great world powers are inextricably related to the economies of the large countries. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Pomp t carney
I read this book when it first came out over two decades ago. When I found it recently I began leafing through and i decided to give it to my teenage daughter to read because it... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Avalon
I cannot and will not rate the writings of a scholar like Paul Kennedy. I only need to warn laymen who are not historian that this book has a lot of details that could make it very... Read morePublished 3 months ago by abdulraouf Banaja
One of the best essays ever written on the subject.
Quick narrative, to the point.
Great overview from 1500 to 2000 great governments and rise of great industries. Must read¡Published 5 months ago by Juan Hernández
WOW, what a book, should be required reading for every American who can vote....Published 6 months ago by A. Drew Walker