Preparing F/The 21st Century

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Preparing F/The 21st Century

By Paul M. Kennedy; Sidney Ed. Kennedy

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679747055, 448pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1994


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.

About the Author
Paul Kennedy is the author or editor of thirteen books, including "Preparing for the Twenty-first Century" and T"he Rise and Fall of the Great Powers," which has been translated into more than twenty languages. He serves on the editorial board of numerous scholarly journals and has written for "The New York Times," "Los Angeles Times," "The Atlantic Monthly," and several other publications. Educated at Newcastle University and Oxford University, he is a former fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University and of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung in Bonn.

At twenty years old, KENNEDY became an MTV VJ, a position she held for nearly six years interviewing a range of celebrities on MTV News and at events like the Grammys and VMAs, as well as hosted a series of specials called How-To With Kennedy. Featured as a pop-culture/political pundit on Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel and TV Guide Network, E! and VH1, she now hosts Music in the Morning with Kennedy on 98.7 FM, one of the biggest alternative radio station in the country, and joins Discovery's hit show "Pitchmen.

Praise For Preparing F/The 21st Century

"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.