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Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

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Analyzes the transnational forces that will transform nation-states in the future--population growth, environmental degradation, technological advance--their impact, and how to cope with the challenges of the future. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.
Hardcover, 428 pages
Published February 9th 1993 by Random House (first published January 1st 1993)
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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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