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.
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 20 days ago by Juan Hernández
WOW, what a book, should be required reading for every American who can vote....Published 23 days ago by A. Drew Walker
Factual explanation on where USA is headed, if not already there.Published 3 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 5 months ago by Koo Tat Kee
Paul Kennedy’s exegesis on the intersection of economic capacity, extraterritorial ambition and economic reality is what Monty Python might refer to as "a bloody big book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Andyu