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Author Rachman, Gideon.

Title Zero-sum future : American power in an age of anxiety / Gideon Rachman.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    327.73 RAC    Available
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description viii, 340 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Davos, 2009 -- pt. 1. Age of transformation, 1978-1991 -- China, 1978 : Deng's counter-revolution -- Britain, 1979 : Thatcherism -- The United States, 1980 : the Reagan revolution -- The European Union, 1986 : embracing the market -- The Soviet Union, 1985-91 : glasnost, perestroika, and collapse -- Europe, 1989 : the year of revolutions -- Latin America, 1982-91 : the triumph of democracy and markets -- India, 1991 : the last Asian giant opens up -- The Gulf War, 1991 : the unipolar moment -- pt. 2. Age of optimism : 1991-2008 -- Democracy : Francis Fukuyama and the end of history -- Prosperity : Alan Greenspan and the end of economic history -- Progress : Bill Gates and the triumph of technology -- Peace : Bill Clinton and the win-win world -- The optimistic East : Kishore Mahbubani and the Asian century -- The European experiment : Gunter Verheugen and the expansion of Europe -- The anti-globalisers : from the Asian crisis to 9/11 -- Power : Charles Krauthammer and the neo-conservatives -- pt. 3. Age of anxiety -- The American crisis -- A world of troubles -- World government : the world as Europe -- Axis of authoritarianism : the world as Russia and China -- Fractured world : the world as Pakistan -- Zero-sum world -- Saving the world.
Subject World politics -- 1989-
World politics -- 1945-1989.
International relations -- History -- 20th century.
International relations -- History -- 21st century.
Great powers.
Globalization -- Political aspects.
Social change -- History -- 21st century.
Social change -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
ISBN 9781439176610 (hardcover)
1439176612 (hardcover)

 
    
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