Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

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by Paul Kennedy
     
 

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Kennedy's groundbreaking book The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers helped to reorder the current priorities of the United States. Now, he synthesizes extensive research on fields ranging from demography to robotics to draw a detailed, persuasive, and often sobering map of the very near future--a bold work that bridges the gap between history, prophecy, and policy.

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Kennedy's groundbreaking book The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers helped to reorder the current priorities of the United States. Now, he synthesizes extensive research on fields ranging from demography to robotics to draw a detailed, persuasive, and often sobering map of the very near future--a bold work that bridges the gap between history, prophecy, and policy.


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"Penetrating...the book's impact is crushing."—The New York Times
"Required reading for anyone who wants to take measure of the 21st-century realities." —The New York Times Book Review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307773579
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/06/2011
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
914,044
File size:
4 MB

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