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Reflections on world affairs : peace and politics

Author: Ahmed H Zewail
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press, Singapore : Distributed by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. [2015]
Series: Essential reading series on Eastern culture, civilization and history, volume 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume, the collected work, is an assemblage of the author's "Reflections on World Affairs : Peace and Politics." The focus is on education, science for the have-nots--as well as for the haves--and science in diplomacy. Prof. Zewail believes that the use of the 'soft power' of education, diplomacy, and economic development is far more effective, and much less expensive, than the hegemony of military aggression  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed H Zewail
ISBN: 9781783267255 1783267259 9781783267262 1783267267
OCLC Number: 898158983
Description: xi, 274 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Egypt and the Muslim world --
Opinions-editorials --
Essays and treatises --
The United States of America --
Opinions-editorials --
Essays and treatises --
The world --
Global peace, global education --
The soft power : science and technology --
Dreaming the future.
Series Title: Essential reading series on Eastern culture, civilization and history, volume 1
Responsibility: Ahmed H. Zewail, Nobel laureate, California Institute of Technology, USA.

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Why can't we have peace in our world, and what is its future? Can we provide basic education to all children? Why the decline in the Arab and Muslim World after reaching the acme of achievement? Is  Read more...

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