PAUL KENEDY is the author or editor of 13 books, including
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, which has been
translated into more than 20 languages. He has written for The
New York Times, Los Angeles Times and The
Atlantic Monthly, among 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.