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The end of the Asian century : war, stagnation, and the risks to the world's most dynamic region

Author: Michael R Auslin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the "Asian Century." Today, the world believes that Century has arrived. Yet from China's slumping economy to war clouds over the South China Sea and from environmental devastation to demographic crisis, Asia's future is increasingly uncertain. Historian and geopolitical expert Michael Auslin argues that far from being a cohesive powerhouse, Asia is a fractured region  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Auslin
ISBN: 9780300212228 0300212224
OCLC Number: 959852788
Notes: Covers China and east to Japan and Korea, and India and southeast, including Indonesia and Australia.
Description: xviii, 279 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface : the Asia nobody sees --
Mapping risk in Asia --
The goldilocks dilemma --
Asia's Mesdames Defarges --
Why can't we all just get along? --
Hic sunt dracones : the clouds of war --
Managing risk in Asia.
Responsibility: Michael R. Auslin.

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An urgently needed "risk map" of the many dangers that could derail Asia's growth and stability  Read more...

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"Auslin argues powerfully for a dose of reality when assessing the current situation in Asia and its future problems and prospects."-George P. Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State and Secretary of Read more...

 
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