The end of the world is just the beginning : mapping the collapse of globalization / Peter Zeihan.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "As isolationism and realism become the dominant values of a previously interconnected world, the logic that motivated international relations and global trade must be reevaluated. Zeihan uses a mixture of geographical knowledge, political history, and sharp analysis to predict the shape of the next twenty years on the world stage"--Provided by publisher.
    • Content Notes:
      The end of an era. How the beginning began ; Enter the accidental superpower ; And now for something completely different ; The story of... us ; History speeds up ; Learning a scary word ; The end of more ; Messy, messy models ; The last bits of more ; A quick note from the author... and Moscow -- Transport. The long, long road ; Breaking free: industrializing transport ; The Americanization of trade ; The great unmaking ; Harbors in the storm -- Finance. Currencies: navigating the road less traveled ; Adventures in capital ; Disaster is relative ; The end of more, redux: demographics and capital ; A credit compendium ; Finagling future financing failures -- Energy. Harpooning progress ; The order's order for oil ; The map of oil: contemporary edition ; There's more to oil than oil ; Fueling the future -- Industrial materials. Disassembling history ; The essential materials ; The future materials ; The always materials ; The funky materials ; The reliable materials ; This is how the world ends -- Manufacturing. Crafting the world we know ; The map of the present ; The map of the future ; Manufacturing a new world -- Agriculture. What's at stake ; The geopolitics of vulnerability ; Avoiding, or accepting, the worst ; Mitigating famine ; Expanding the diet, shrinking the diet ; Agriculture and climate change ; Feeding a new world ; The long ride of the third horseman.
    • Notes:
      Includes index.
      Adult Follett Library Resources.
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