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Author Rachman, Gideon

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

Publ Info New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 J&W-Charlotte  D860 .R33 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  D860 .R33 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 340 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-320) 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
LC subject World politics -- 1989-
World politics -- 1945-1989
International relations -- History -- 20th century
International relations -- History -- 21st century
Great powers
Globalization -- Political aspects
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
Social change -- History -- 20th century
Social change -- History -- 21st century
ISBN 9781439176610 (hardcover)
1439176612 (hardcover)
9781439176634 (ebk.)
1439176639 (ebk.)