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The Post-American World (Release 2.0)

by Fareed Zakaria

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"This is not a book about the decline of America but rather about the rise of everyone else." So begins Fareed Zakaria's blockbuster on the United States in the twenty-first century, and the trends he identifies there have proceeded faster than anyone anticipated.

The 2008 financial crisis turned the world upside down, stalling the United States and other advanced economies. Meanwhile China, India, Brazil, and other emerging markets have surged ahead faster than before, coupling their economic growth with pride, nationalism, and a determination to shape their own future.

In this new, 2.0 edition, Zakaria updates the original and makes sense of this rapidly changing world. He brings his trademark lucidity and intelligence to bear on America's toughest problem: in a new global era where the United States no longer dominates the worldwide economy, orchestrates geopolitics, or overwhelms cultures, can the nation continue to thrive?

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"Starred Review. A lucid, thought-provoking appraisal of world affairs, this book will engage readers on both sides of the political spectrum." - Publishers Weekly

'Zakaria's arguments are accessible to general readers, and his supporting data are not overwhelming to digest. Most libraries will want this." - Library Journal

"A sharp, well-written work of political economy." - Kirkus Reviews

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