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The Resource The second world : empires and influence in the new global order, Parag Khanna

The second world : empires and influence in the new global order, Parag Khanna

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The second world : empires and influence in the new global order
Title
The second world
Title remainder
empires and influence in the new global order
Statement of responsibility
Parag Khanna
Title variation
2nd world
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This global tour of the 21st century world shows how America's dominance has been suddenly replaced by a geopolitical marketplace wherein the European Union and China compete with the United States to shape world order. This contest is hottest in the Second World: pivotal regions in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and East Asia. International affairs expert Khanna explores the evolution of geopolitics through such underreported, fascinating, and complicated countries as Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Colombia, Libya, Vietnam, and Malaysia--nations whose resources will ultimately determine the fate of the three superpowers, but whose futures are perennially uncertain. Along the way, Khanna also explains how Arabism and Islamism compete for the Arab soul, reveals how Iran and Saudi Arabia play the superpowers against one another, unmasks Singapore's inspirational role in East Asia, and psychoanalyzes the Second-World leaders whose decisions are reshaping the balance of power.--From publisher description
Summary
Describes the competition among the European Union, China, and the U.S. to shape the world order; the future of Second World nations whose resources represent critical assets for the three superpowers; and the need for America to rethink its approach to world affairs
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Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
238161
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khanna, Parag
Dewey number
327.1
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D863
LC item number
.K53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World politics
  • Communist countries
  • Former communist countries
  • Geopolitics
  • Globalization
  • Balance of power
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
journeys through the frontiers of global order
Label
The second world : empires and influence in the new global order, Parag Khanna
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I: The West's East. Brussels : the new Rome ; The Russian devolution ; Ukraine : from border to bridge ; The Balkans : eastern questions ; Turkey : marching east and west ; The Caucasian corridor ; Conclusion : stretching Europe -- Pt. II: Affairs of the heartland. The Silk Road and the Great Game ; The Russia that was ; Tibet and Xinjiang : the new bamboo curtain ; Kazakhstan : "happiness is multiple pipelines" ; Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan : sovereign of everything, master of nothing ; Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan : men behaving badly ; Afghanistan and Pakistan : taming south-central Asia ; Conclusion: A change of heart -- Pt. III: The end of the Monroe Doctrine. The new rules of the game ; Mexico : the umbilical cord ; Venezuela : BoliÌ?var's revenge ; Colombia : the Andean Balkans? ; Brazil : the southern pole ; Argentina and Chile : very fraternal twins ; Conclusion : beyond Monroe -- Pt. IV: In search of the "Middle East." The shattered belt ; The Maghreb : Europe's southern shore ; Egypt : between bureaucrats and theocrats ; The Mashreq : road maps ; The former Iraq : buffer, black hole, and broken boundary ; Iran : virtues and vices ; Gulf streams ; Conclusion: Arabian sand dunes -- Pt. V: Asia for Asians. From outside in to inside out ; China's first-world seduction ; Malaysia and Indonesia : the greater Chinese co-prosperity sphere ; Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam : the inner triangle ; Size matters : the four Chinas -- Conclusion: The search for equilibrium in a non-American world
Control code
5476057
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 446 pages
Isbn
9781400065080
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007025389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40015251959
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn144773735
  • (OCoLC)144773735
Label
The second world : empires and influence in the new global order, Parag Khanna
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I: The West's East. Brussels : the new Rome ; The Russian devolution ; Ukraine : from border to bridge ; The Balkans : eastern questions ; Turkey : marching east and west ; The Caucasian corridor ; Conclusion : stretching Europe -- Pt. II: Affairs of the heartland. The Silk Road and the Great Game ; The Russia that was ; Tibet and Xinjiang : the new bamboo curtain ; Kazakhstan : "happiness is multiple pipelines" ; Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan : sovereign of everything, master of nothing ; Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan : men behaving badly ; Afghanistan and Pakistan : taming south-central Asia ; Conclusion: A change of heart -- Pt. III: The end of the Monroe Doctrine. The new rules of the game ; Mexico : the umbilical cord ; Venezuela : BoliÌ?var's revenge ; Colombia : the Andean Balkans? ; Brazil : the southern pole ; Argentina and Chile : very fraternal twins ; Conclusion : beyond Monroe -- Pt. IV: In search of the "Middle East." The shattered belt ; The Maghreb : Europe's southern shore ; Egypt : between bureaucrats and theocrats ; The Mashreq : road maps ; The former Iraq : buffer, black hole, and broken boundary ; Iran : virtues and vices ; Gulf streams ; Conclusion: Arabian sand dunes -- Pt. V: Asia for Asians. From outside in to inside out ; China's first-world seduction ; Malaysia and Indonesia : the greater Chinese co-prosperity sphere ; Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam : the inner triangle ; Size matters : the four Chinas -- Conclusion: The search for equilibrium in a non-American world
Control code
5476057
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 446 pages
Isbn
9781400065080
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007025389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40015251959
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn144773735
  • (OCoLC)144773735

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