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.
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 21 days 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 3 months ago by Juan Hernández
WOW, what a book, should be required reading for every American who can vote....Published 3 months ago by A. Drew Walker
Factual explanation on where USA is headed, if not already there.Published 6 months ago by John C. Johnston
Informative and insightful. The link between economic change and military conflict between nations in the past 500 years is well documented and cogently narrated. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Koo Tat Kee