Racing to the top : how energy fuels systemic leadership in world politics (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Racing to the top : how energy fuels systemic leadership in world politics

Author: William R Thompson; Leila Zakhirova
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019] © 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Thompson; Leila Zakhirova
ISBN: 9780190699680 019069968X 9780190699697 0190699698
OCLC Number: 1134650442
Description: ix, 306 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: IntroductionChapter 1: Systemic Leadership and Energy: The ArgumentChapter 2: The Leadership Long Cycle FrameworkChapter 3: Revising the Framework: Long Cycles, Eurasian History and the Role of EnergyPart II: The PastChapter 4: Rome as the Pinnacle of the Western Ancient World Chapter 5: China: The Incomplete TransitionChapter 6: The Netherlands: Not Quite the First Modern Economy and Its Immediate PredecessorsChapter 7: Britain: The First Modern Industrial Economy Combining Technology and EnergyChapter 8: The United States: Emulating and Surpassing Britain Chapter 9: Comparing the Four Main CasesPart III: The FutureChapter 10: Global Warming and (Possibly) the Nature of the Next World Economy UpswingChapter 11: Fracking, Warming, and Systemic LeadershipChapter 12: Racing to a Renewable Transition?Chapter 13: Denouement: World Politics, Systemic Leadership, and Climate ChangeReferences
Responsibility: William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova.

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