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The Resource The accidental superpower : the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder, by Peter Zeihan

The accidental superpower : the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder, by Peter Zeihan

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The accidental superpower : the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder
Title
The accidental superpower
Title remainder
the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Zeihan
Title variation
Next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the bestselling tradition of The World Is Flat and The Next 100 Years, THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER will be a much discussed, contrarian and eye-opening assessment of American power. In THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER international strategist Peter Zeihan examines how geography, combined with demography and energy independence, will pave the way for one of the great turning points in history, and one in which America reasserts its global dominance. No other country has a greater network of internal waterways, a greater command of deepwater navigation, or a firmer hold on industrialization technologies than America. Zeihan argues that the future is undoubtedly bright for America, the only country with enough young adults to fill the capital-generating void that will be left behind by 2030. THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER also explores shale oil and its surprising key role in America's move towards energy independence and how it will shape (and is already shaping) American life for the next fifty years"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zeihan, Peter
Dewey number
327.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twenty-first century
  • World politics
  • United States
Label
The accidental superpower : the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder, by Peter Zeihan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world we think we know -- Egypt: the art of getting from here to there -- Technological revolutions: deepwater navigation and industrialization -- Enter the accidental superpower -- Buying off geopolitics -- The demographic roller coaster -- The rise of shale -- The coming international disorder -- Partners -- Players -- History returns to Europe -- The Alberta question -- The North American drug war -- The China wars -- Migration and terrorism -- Epilogue: the American age -- Appendix I: no fear: climate change -- Appendix II: demography and trade
Control code
sky264555132
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 371 pages
Isbn
9781455583669
Lccn
2014012609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, charts
Label
The accidental superpower : the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder, by Peter Zeihan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world we think we know -- Egypt: the art of getting from here to there -- Technological revolutions: deepwater navigation and industrialization -- Enter the accidental superpower -- Buying off geopolitics -- The demographic roller coaster -- The rise of shale -- The coming international disorder -- Partners -- Players -- History returns to Europe -- The Alberta question -- The North American drug war -- The China wars -- Migration and terrorism -- Epilogue: the American age -- Appendix I: no fear: climate change -- Appendix II: demography and trade
Control code
sky264555132
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 371 pages
Isbn
9781455583669
Lccn
2014012609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, charts

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