Geopolitics: Have The Truth Essay

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I'm in the process of taking my GRE prep so I can do a grad degree. I'm trying to study Geopolitics coming from a heavy European and American History background, esp. modern History (1337-1848 in my estimation) and then a heavy focus of the USA (1788-present) and the UK (899-1066, esp 1066-1603, 1688-1815) , Germany (Middle Ages to present) and the so called Eurasian or Greater Mid-east focus, of Marshall Hodgskin's variety. Basically studying pre-15c. Eurasian as one mega-civilization. From the Modern History I follow the world system prospective in terms of economy and analysis of economies. The short version is that Spain rose to Hegemony in alliance with Austria, modern Belgium and Italy from 1477-1648, then an uneasy fight Between …show more content…
I'm in the process of taking my GRE prep so I can do a grad degree. I'm trying to study Geopolitics coming from a heavy European and American History background, esp. modern History (1337-1848 in my estimation) and then a heavy focus of the USA (1788-present) and the UK (899-1066, esp 1066-1603, 1688-1815) , Germany (Middle Ages to present) and the so called Eurasian or Greater Mid-east focus, of Marshall Hodgskin's variety. Basically studying pre-15c. Eurasian as one mega-civilization. From the Modern History I follow the world system prospective in terms of economy and analysis of economies. The short version is that Spain rose to Hegemony in alliance with Austria, modern Belgium and Italy from 1477-1648, then an uneasy fight Between France on land and the UK and Dutch at sea until the rise of the America in the 1870's. From there the Atlanticist approach hold some merit in trying to marrying the UK and the US's imperial projects into the framework of analysis. As well as the examination of second wave colonial/imperialism/ That is the "race for Africa" and the simultaneous Conferences of Berlin that lead to a race for the Balkans which has been firming controlled by Turkey (1878-1913). That period led directly the world wars in which one land power attempted to unseat the untied sea and airpower of the US and UK.

Eventually the world order as determined by the Potsdam conference between the UK, US and USSR (the other powers when officially represented fell into a more

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