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Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

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Written by Paul KennedyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Paul Kennedy

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: February 1, 1994
  • Price: $16.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-74705-5 (0-679-74705-2)
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Kennedy's classic The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers considered the forces within nations that led to their rise and fall.  In Preparing for the Twenty-first Century he addresses a larger and uniquely modern question:  how will transnational forces in a world of scarce resources, instant communications, and exploding population affect the nations of the world and the people who inhabit them as the new century dawns? The result is a bold work that bridges the gap between history, prophecy, and policy.

"A heady, dizzying experience, replete with possibilities...[Kennedy] is one of the few intellectuals writing today who's willing to grapple with all the complexities of all global or national problems."--San Francisco Chronicle