From the united states of america with almost 50 million heritage speakers of spanish, this country today has the second largest spanish speaking population in the world (after mexico) in some parts of the us the coexistence of spanish and english has a long history, such as in new mexico (see lipski, 2008. On the other, in order to provide the data for his thesis, mr kennedy gives a clearly written and fairly uncontentious history of the rise and fall of europe and its empires and the confrontation spain, the netherlands, france and britain did exactly that mr kennedy clearly sets out his pattern of over-extension and decline.
My background is archaeology, so also history and anthropology it leads me to look at big historical patterns my theory is that most peoples' perspective of history is limited to the experience communicated by their parents and grandparents, so 50-100 years to go beyond that you have to read, study and.
Increases (the netherlands, spain and the united kingdom), suggesting that secu- lar and cyclical movements may have a common root by contrast, price variability is much lower in germany and the united states, where, however, regional house prices tend to show greater variation than the country average house price.
Didn't that happen to other great empires in the past, such as those of britain, spain, rome, persia, babylon and egypt is america' s future in his 1978 book the fate of empires and the search for survival, he described a common pattern fitting the history of some fallen empires they went through a. The war continued in other areas, although the heartland of the republic was no longer threatened this included the beginnings of the dutch colonial empire, which at the time were conceived as carrying overseas the war with spain after a 12-year truce in which the dutch republic achieved de facto recognition, hostilities.