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The age of the unthinkable : why the new world disorder constantly surprises us and what to do about it

Author: Joshua Cooper Ramo
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Back Bay pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Cooper Ramo
ISBN: 9780316118118 0316118117
OCLC Number: 713201333
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009. With new afterword and reading group guide.
"Global capitalism increases the rift between rich and poor; environmental policy to protect species leads to their extinction; an international War on Terror produces more dangerous terrorists -- efforts to stem a financial crisis accelerate its arrival"--Cover.
Description: 285, 10 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The sandpile effect. The nature of the age --
The old physics --
The sandpile --
Avalanche country --
Budweiser --
pt. 2. Deep security. Mashup --
The general and the billionaire --
The management secrets of Hizb'allah --
The limits of persuasion --
Riding the earthquake --
The revolution and you.
Responsibility: Joshua Cooper Ramo.

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