Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

by Paul Kennedy

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Overview

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

About the Author

Paul Kennedy is internationally known for his writings and commentaries on global political, economic, and strategic issues. He earned his B.A. at Newcastle University and his doctorate at the University of Oxford. Since 1983, he has been the Dilworth Professor of History and director of international security studies at Yale University. He is on the editorial board of numerous scholarly journals and writes for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, and many foreign-language newspapers and magazines. Kennedy is the author and editor of nineteen books, including The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, which has been translated into more than twenty languages, followed by Preparing for the Twenty-first Century (1993) and The Parliament of Man (2006).

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