Noted historian to examine 'grand strategy'
Posted February 12, 2010; 11:59 a.m.
"The Nuts and Bolts of Grand Strategy" is the title of a lecture by Yale University historian Paul Kennedy set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Kennedy is the J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History and director of international security studies at Yale. He is known for his writings and commentaries on global political, economic and strategic issues.
Kennedy is the author or editor of 19 books, including "The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers," "The Rise of the Anglo-German Antagonism," "The War Plans of the Great Powers," "The Realities Behind Diplomacy," and "Preparing for the 21st Century."
The event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Center for International Security Studies.