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    DescriptionThe classic study of post-Cold War international relations, more relevant than ever in the post-9/11 world, with a new foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski. Since its initial publication, "The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order "has become a classic work of international relations and one of the most influential books ever written about foreign affairs. An insightful and powerful analysis of the forces driving global politics, it is as indispensable to our understanding of American foreign policy today as the day it was published. As former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski says in his new foreword to the book, it "has earned a place on the shelf of only about a dozen or so truly enduring works that provide the quintessential insights necessary for a broad understanding of world affairs in our time." Samuel Huntington explains how clashes between civilizations are the greatest threat to world peace but also how an international order based on civilizations is the best safeguard against war. Events since the publication of the book have proved the wisdom of that analysis. The 9/11 attacks and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have demonstrated the threat of civilizations but have also shown how vital international cross-civilization cooperation is to restoring peace. As ideological distinctions among nations have been replaced by cultural differences, world politics has been reconfigured. Across the globe, new conflicts--and new cooperation--have replaced the old order of the Cold War era. "The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order "explains how the population explosion in Muslim countries and the economic rise of East Asia are changing global politics. These developments challenge Western dominance, promote opposition to supposedly "universal" Western ideals, and intensify intercivilization conflict over such issues as nuclear proliferation, immigration, human rights, and democracy. The Muslim population surge has led to many small wars throughout Eurasia, and the rise of China could lead to a global war of civilizations. Huntington offers a strategy for the West to preserve its unique culture and emphasizes the need for people everywhere to learn to coexist in a complex, multipolar, muliticivilizational world.


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    Title
    The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Samuel P Huntington, Foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 367
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781451628975
    ISBN 10: 1451628978
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    BIC subject category V2: JPFC, JPS, JPA
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 909.829
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
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    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    Libri: ENGM4900
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27410
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000, POL012000
    LC subject heading:
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVCLFPLT
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE20
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    DC22: 909.829, 909.82/9
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL005000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: KONF4100
    LC classification: D860 .H86 2011
    Illustrations note
    maps, figures
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Publication date
    02 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order" has become one of the most influential books of the new wartime era. Patrick Healy, "The Boston Globe"