Audio Books by Caroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy is the author of Caroline Kennedy Nonfiction (2020), The Origins of the Cold War (2017), The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Ireland (2014), Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy (2011) and other 117 books.

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Caroline Kennedy Nonfiction

release date: Nov 24, 2020
Caroline Kennedy Nonfiction
!--[if gte mso 9] ![endif]-- A new book by New York Times bestselling author Caroline Kennedy.

The Origins of the Cold War

release date: Nov 28, 2017
The Origins of the Cold War
A lively and accessible new introduction to the origins and emergence of the Cold War. Caroline Kennedy-Pipe brings to life the clashes of ideas and personalities that led Russia and America into decades of conflict and draws out important lessons for policy and analysis in today''s equally formative period in world affairs.

The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Ireland

release date: Jul 15, 2014
The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Ireland
For quarter of a century now the British Army has been involved in a bloody and protracted conflict in Northern Ireland. This book looks at the roots of the current struggle and of British military intervention, setting both in the longer perspective of the Anglo-Irish Troubles. It is, however, more than a chronicle of military strategies and sectarian strife: it seeks to place the use of the army within the context of the wider British experience of dealing with political violence, and to address the broader issue of how democratic states have responded to both ethnic conflict and the threat of `internal'' disorder

Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy

release date: Sep 14, 2011
Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy
In seven never-before-heard interviews conducted in 1964 with Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and sealed for half a century, Jacqueline Kennedy tells her story in her own words.

A Patriot's Handbook

release date: Aug 16, 2016
A Patriot's Handbook
Caroline Kennedy shares an inspiring collection of patriotic poems, song lyrics, historical documents, and speeches. The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was a blockbuster success, remaining on the New York Times bestseller list for 15 weeks with more than 500,000 copies in print. Now, Caroline Kennedy shares with readers an assortment of her own favorite American writings. The works collected here--which span centuries and styles--have one thing in common: all are emblematic of our country''s patriotism and pride. Caroline Kennedy researched all of the selections included in A Patriot''s Handbook, wrote the introduction, and added personal commentary to each section. This elegantly packaged collection is the perfect gift for anyone in search of a reminder of what our country''s spirit is made of. "Over the past year we have all thought about what it means to be an American. I realized that I want my own children to know more about the ideals upon which this country was founded and the sacrifices that have been made to pass them on to us. This book is intended to help families explore the foundations of our freedom and to celebrate our heritage." (Caroline Kennedy)

The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

release date: Feb 24, 2015
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Timed to the publication of the author''s new illustrated children''s book, A Family of Poems, the national bestseller is now available in a specially priced gift edition Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved literature, especially poetry. "Once you can express yourself," she wrote, "you can tell the world what you want from it. All the changes in the world, for good or evil, were first brought about by words." Now, Caroline Kennedy shares her mother''s favorite poems and the worlds behind her strong belief in the power of literature. A wonderful volume for reading aloud or by yourself, a meaningful gift or keepsake, The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis offers an intimate view of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis'' world, and a poignant glimpse into her heart.

How the English Establishment Framed Stephen Ward

release date: Nov 15, 2013
How the English Establishment Framed Stephen Ward
On cover, authors'' names appear in reverse sequence with Caroline Kennedy listed first.

Suspect Devices

release date: May 01, 2013
Suspect Devices
In the wake of the American-led invasion of Afghanistan and then Iraq, one weapon in particular has come to dominate the image we have of these wars-the ''"Improvised Explosive Device" or IED. Dramatized by films such as The Hurt Locker and omnipresent in the media because of its continuing toll on allied service personnel, especially bomb-disposal specialists, the IED has become the ubiquitous asymmetric ''weapon of the weak'' and a major threat to Western foreign policy objectives and military morale. In this rigorous book on the IED phenomenon, Caroline Kennedy argues that it is indeed a "ubiquitous weapon," but that it is not new and has been a feature of the battlefield for much longer than we imagine. She shows how the IED became a thorn in the side of the "Western way of war" and how its increasing proliferation into criminal organisations and use in "ordinary" forms of violence represents a step change in threats to both military and civil order and a potent challenge to Western interests at many levels. Suspect Devices offers a graphic interpretation of the power, both actual and symbolic, of this durable and potent weapon, and an important and urgent reflection on its contemporary relevance.

The 10 Things I Learned About America While Living Abroad

release date: Apr 14, 2020

Poems to Learn by Heart

release date: Mar 26, 2013
Poems to Learn by Heart
Features one hundred readily memorizable poems that convey a wide range of feelings, meanings, and wisdom, in a volume complemented by watercolor illustrations.

Security Studies: the Basics

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Security Studies: the Basics
Traditional studies of security focused on the survival of states and the impact of wars, the development of technology and the nuclear deterrent. Since the end of the Cold War, however, a new range of threats has been added to the security lexicon and it is now common to stress that human survival is threatened not just by the use of military power by a hostile state but also by environmental damage, AIDS/HIV, water shortages, famine and plague. Security: The Basics is a concise introduction to the contemporary study of security issues and explores key questions such as: Should security be focused on the state or the individual? How has the nature of security changed since 9/11? How is the security of women or children affected by war, poverty and disease? To what extent will the future of security be about cyber-security? Featuring a range of international case studies, suggestions for further reading, a glossary and notes on key thinkers, Security: The Basics is the ideal starting point for anyone interested in the study of the struggle for survival in the 21st century.
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