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Ebook The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria read! Book Title: The Post-American World
The author of the book: Fareed Zakaria
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 7.13 MB
Edition: W. W. Norton & Company
Date of issue: May 4th 2009
ISBN: 0393334805
ISBN 13: 9780393334807

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“Zakaria . . . may have more intellectual range and insights than any other public thinker in the West.” —Boston Sunday Globe


For Fareed Zakaria, the great story of our times is "the rise of the rest" - the growth of countries such as China, India, Brazil, Russia, South Africa, Kenya, and many, many more. This economic growth is generating a new global landscape where power is shifting and wealth and innovation are bubbling up in unexpected places. As these trends continue, the push of globalization will increasingly be joined by the pull of nationalism - a tension that is likely to define the next decades. Global growth produces many good things but also many problems - and the world is not yet equipped to tackle them." Zakaria outlines the contemporary diffusion of power throughout the world. He draws on lessons from the two great power shifts of the past five hundred years - the rise of the Western world and the rise of the United States - to tell us what we can expect from the third shift, the "rise of the rest." Washington needs to begin a serious transformation of its global strategy, moving from being the dominating hegemon to a role that is more like an honest broker. It must seek to share power, create coalitions, build legitimacy, and define the global agenda - all formidable tasks. None of this will be easy for the greatest power the world has ever known - the only power that has really mattered for so long. But as we learn in this new book, all that is changing now. The future we face is the post-American world.
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Ebook The Post-American World read Online! Fareed Zakaria was named editor of Newsweek International in October 2000, overseeing all Newsweek's editions abroad. The magazine reaches an audience of 24 million worldwide. He writes a regular column for Newsweek, which also appears in Newsweek International and fortnightly in the Washington Post. He also hosts an international affairs program, Fareed Zakaria GPS, which airs Sundays worldwide on CNN.

Zakaria was the managing editor of Foreign Affairs, the widely-circulated journal of international politics and economics. He is the author of several books, including The Future of Freedom, which was a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into 20 languages. His new book, The Post American World, was published in May 2008 and became an instant best-seller.

Zakaria has won several awards for his columns and cover-essays, in particular for his October 2001 Newsweek cover story, "Why They Hate Us." In 1999, he was named "one of the 21 most important people of the 21st Century" by Esquire magazine. In 2007, he was named one of the 100 leading public intellectuals in the world by Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines. He has received honorary degrees from many universities. He serves on the board of Yale University, The Council on Foreign Relations, The Trilateral Commission, and Shakespeare and Company.

He received a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard. He lives in New York City with his wife, son and two daughters.

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