Preparing for the Twenty-First Century
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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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ebook, 448 pages
Published July 6th 2011 by Vintage (first published January 1st 1993)
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Denise DeRocher
It's Paul Kennedy - nothing more needs to be said!
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Should be a laugh reading this about the year 2030, if I am still here that is.
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A bit dated but still good and succinct social science writing.
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Global "mega trend" literature
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Paul Michael Kennedy CBE, FBA, is a British historian specialising in international relations and grand strategy. He has published prominent books on the history of British foreign policy and Great Power struggles.

Kennedy was born in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, and attended St. Cuthbert's Grammar School in Newcastle upon Tyne. Subsequently, he graduated with first class honours in history from Newcas...more
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