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A distinguished historian and author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers provides an in-depth history of the United Nations, from Woodrow Wilson to the present day, detailing the creation of an international organization dedicated to the promotion of peace, development, and growth, and assessing its future in a turbulent world. 50,000 first printing.
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" An artful study . . . that helps to set the record straight. . . . His assemblage of data is extraordinary."
-- "The New York Times"
" Kennedy traces this . . . story with concision, grace, and fairness. Nearly every page contains some delicious morsel . . . reflecting Kennedy' s intelligence and deep knowledge of world affairs."
-- "San Francisco Chronicle"
" Amid the morass of commissions and conferences, and failures like Rwanda, he manages to find something convincingly heroic."
-- "The New Yorker"
"An artful study . . . that helps to set the record straight. . . . His assemblage of data is extraordinary."
--The New York Times
Paul Kennedy is the author or editor of thirteen books, including Preparing for the Twenty-first Century and The 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.
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