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The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century

The Future Is Asian: Global Order in the Twenty-first Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Khanna, Parag

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Leading global strategist Parag Khanna explains how Asia is reshaping the entire planet and setting a new template for our collective future

ISBN 9781474610674
Barcode 9781474610674
Published 12 February 2019 by Orion Publishing
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ISBN-13 9781474610674
ISBN-10 1474610676
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Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publication Date 12 February 2019
International Publication Date 7 February 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Khanna, Parag
Category Embargos & Sanctions
International Business
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Width: 154mm
Height: 232mm
Spine: 36mm
Weight 560g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress World politics, Geopolitics - Asia, Asia - Foreign relations, Asia - Politics and government, Asia - Foreign economic relations
NBS Text International Relations
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 327.5
Catalogue Code 967677

Description of this Book

Five billion people, two-thirds of the world's mega-cities, one-third of the global economy, two-thirds of global economic growth, thirty of the Fortune 100, six of the ten largest banks, eight of the ten largest armies, five nuclear powers, massive technological innovation, the newest crop of top-ranked universities. Asia is also the world's most ethnically, linguistically and culturally diverse region of the planet, eluding any remotely meaningful generalization beyond the geographic label itself. Even for Asians, Asia is dizzying to navigate. Whether you gauge by demography, geography, economy or any other metric, Asia is already the present - and it is certainly the future. It is for this reason that we cannot afford to continue to get Asia so wrong. Our Asian Future accurately shows Asia from the inside-out, telling the story of how this mega-region is coming together and reshaping the entire planet in the process.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review ''Parag Khanna's magisterial work weaves a powerful story where business, technology, globalization and geopolitics are intertwined. This is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the role of Asia in shaping the future of the world'' -- Nandan Nilekani, Co-founder and Chairman of Infosys, Founding Chairman pf Aadhaar (UIDAI) ''When our grandchildren want to understand how, in the early twenty-first century, Asia came to occupy - or rather, reoccupy - the cultural and economic centre of the planet, they will read the magisterial work of Parag Khanna'' -- Paul Salopek, <i>National Geographic</i> Fellow ''Understanding the global economy in this century means above all understanding that it is likely to be an Asian century. Parag Khanna's important book provides a rich perspective going well beyond the economic statistics. Everyone concerned with the future of the global economy should consider its arguments'' -- Lawrence H. Summers, Former Secretary of the Treasury, Former Director of the National Economic Council, and Harvard President Emeritus ''The twenty-first century is the century of Asia. I suggest you read this book even if you are already aware!'' -- Jim Rogers, International Investor and author of <i>Street Smarts: Adventures on the Road and in the Markets</i> ''Khanna illuminates the global tectonic shift to Asia - but argues provocatively that a rising China will be entangled in a multi-polar region'' -- Graham T. Allison, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School, and author of <i>Destined for War</i>
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Parag Khanna is Managing Partner of FutureMap, a scenario planning and strategic advisory firm. He has been a fellow at Brookings, New America, and the Lee Kuan Yew School at the National University of Singapore, as well as an adviser to the US National Intelligence Council and US Special Operations Forces. Khanna holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, and bachelor's and masters' degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

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