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The new Asian hemisphere : the irresistible shift of global power to the East

Author: Kishore Mahbubani
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For two centuries Asians have been bystanders in world history, reacting defenselessly to the surges of Western commerce, thought, and power. That era is over. Asia is returning to the center stage it occupied for eighteen centuries before the rise of the West. By 2050, three of the world's largest economies will be Asian: China, India, and Japan. In The New Asian Hemisphere, Kishore Mahbubani argues that Western  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mahbubani, Kishore.
New Asian hemisphere.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2008
(DLC) 2007041265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kishore Mahbubani
ISBN: 9780786746637 0786746637 9781586486280 1586486284
OCLC Number: 647794715
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 314 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
The three scenarios --
Why Asia is rising now --
Why is the West not celebrating? --
De-westernization : the return of history --
Western incompetence, Asian competence? --
Prerequisites for global leadership : principles, partnerships, and pragmatism --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Kishore Mahbubani.
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Tells what may be on the agenda as Western domination ends and the Asian renaissance impacts world politics, markets and history.  Read more...

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"(S)uccinct, accessible and pointed" and say that "if you want to maintain notions of developed Western hemisphere countries benignly acting in the best interests of the world get a different book. Read more...

 
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