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.
Factual explanation on where USA is headed, if not already there.Published 2 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
In this groundbreaking book, British author and historian Paul Kennedy looks at the history of the modern world, and examines why it is that some nations gained power while others... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
a bit too dense but well written otherwise. could have been edited for length better. the author knows his stuff.Published 6 months ago by Jeff R. Carle
Throughout history, a steady parade of empires, kingdoms, and nation states have vied for primacy in a never-ending progression of struggles and conflicts. Read morePublished 8 months ago by John Staradumsky