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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:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For two centuries the Asians - from Tehran to Tokyo, from Mumbai to Shanghai - 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. Asians have absorbed and understood Western best practices in many areas, from free-market economics  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mahbubani, Kishore.
New Asian hemisphere.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2008
(OCoLC)607927644
Online version:
Mahbubani, Kishore.
New Asian hemisphere.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2008
(OCoLC)608471017
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kishore Mahbubani
ISBN: 9781586484668 1586484664 9781586486716 1586486713
OCLC Number: 174134096
Description: x, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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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Illuminates what will be on the agenda as Western domination ends and the Asian renaissance impacts world politics, markets and history. This book presents principles for a global partnership.  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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