Paul Kennedy



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The Rise and Fall of the Gr...

4.10 avg rating — 4,338 ratings — published 1987 — 42 editions
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Engineers of Victory: The M...

3.77 avg rating — 1,125 ratings — published 2012 — 19 editions
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The Parliament of Man: The ...

3.52 avg rating — 254 ratings — published 2006 — 16 editions
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Preparing for the Twenty-Fi...

3.59 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 1993 — 16 editions
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The Rise and Fall of Britis...

3.86 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 1976 — 14 editions
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Grand Strategies in War and...

3.88 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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Strategy and Diplomacy 1870...

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Pacific Onslaught: 7th Dec....

3.89 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1972 — 8 editions
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The Rise of the Anglo-Germa...

3.96 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1981 — 5 editions
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Realities Behind Diplomacy

3.86 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1981 — 3 editions
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“The continued existence of all three states, France, England, and the United Provinces of the Netherlands, each with the potential to dispute Habsburg pretensions in the future, again confirmed that the Europe of 1600 would consist of many nations, and not of one hegemony.”
Paul Kennedy, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

“The sums acquired by the administrators of this domaine extraordinaire in the period of France’s zenith were quite remarkable and in some ways foreshadow Nazi Germany’s plunder of its satellites and conquered foes during the Second World War.”
Paul Kennedy, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

“Conquest has made me what I am and only conquest can enable me to hold my position.”
Paul Kennedy, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers

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