Books by Paul Kennedy

HISTORY
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"An absorbing new approach to a well-worked field."
Kennedy (The Parliament of Man: The Past, Present and Future of the United Nations, 2006, etc.) presents what he calls "a new way of treating that epic conflict," World War II. Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

An extremely sensible look at the big picture of American foreign policy. Read full book review >

PREPARING FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY by Paul Kennedy
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: March 1, 1993

After reading this gloomy exercise in futurology, even the most cockeyed optimists will feel justified in hiding under their bedcovers as the turn of the century approaches. Kennedy (History/Yale Univ.) explores again, with wider and more contemporary applications, a principal theme of his controversial bestseller, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers (1987): that we must factor nonmilitary elements into traditional equations of national security. Read full book review >