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The New Silk Roads

The Present and Future of the World
Lu par : Leighton Pugh
Durée : 6 h et 44 min
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'All roads used to lead to Rome. Today, they lead to Beijing.' 

When The Silk Roads was published in 2015, it became an instant classic. A major reassessment of world history, it compelled us to look at the past from a different perspective. The New Silk Roads brings this story up to date, addressing the present and future of a world that is changing dramatically. 

Following the Silk Roads eastwards, from Europe through to China, by way of Russia and the Middle East, The New Silk Roads provides a timely reminder that we live in a world that is profoundly interconnected. In an age of Brexit and Trump, the themes of isolation and fragmentation permeating the Western world stand in sharp contrast to events along the Silk Roads since 2015, where ties have been strengthened and mutual cooperation established. 

With brilliant insight, Peter Frankopan takes a fresh look at the network of relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the Silk Roads today, assessing the global reverberations of these continual shifts in the centre of power - all too often absent from headlines in the West. This important - and ultimately hopeful - book asks us to reassess who we are and where we are in the world, illuminating the themes on which all our lives and livelihood depend.

©2018 Peter Frankopan (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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  • Len Holder
  • 04/03/2020

Informative but lacking golden thread

Informative
Lacking some punch.
Felt like loose thoughts were just added together.
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  • Stef
  • 17/08/2019

insightful

the world is in a constant state of flux, and Peter Frankopan explains this brilliantly.

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  • Brandon A.
  • 20/01/2020

Wonderful book

Very informative about the situation at hand. I definitely leave knowing much more about the subject.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 12/02/2019

interesting for everyone

this book gives you a really good insight in to Asia in the 21 century. also how they will compete with America.