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The accidental superpower: the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder

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Pub. Date:
2014.
Language:
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"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"--
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9781455583669
9781478932253
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subject_facet Twenty-first century -- Forecasts, United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century, World politics -- 21st century -- Forecasting
title_display The accidental superpower : the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder
title_full The Accidental Superpower The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder, The accidental superpower : the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder / by Peter Zeihan
title_short The accidental superpower :
title_sub the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder
topic_facet Forecasting, Foreign relations, Nonfiction, Politics, Twenty-first century, World politics