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

"This is a defensible position, of course, but one could hope that the end of the Cold War would facilitate more adventurous as well as less ideological and conventional thinking."
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

"Somalia)—but only hard-core Cassandras will accept Kennedy's pessimism about nations' inability to mobilize the will or resources to change the planet."
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. Read full book review >