The End of the Asian Century

The End of the Asian Century

War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region

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"Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the "Asian Century." Today, the world believes that Century has arrived. Yet from China's slumping economy to war clouds over the South China Sea and from environmental devastation to demographic crisis, Asia's future is increasingly uncertain. Historian and geopolitical expert Michael Auslin argues that far from being a cohesive powerhouse, Asia is a fractured region threatened by stagnation and instability. Here, he provides a comprehensive account of the economic, military, political, and demographic risks that bedevil half of our world, arguing that Asia working with the United States, has a unique opportunity to avert catastrophe -- but only if it acts boldly."-- Dust jacket.
Publisher: New Haven, CT :, Yale University Press,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780300212228
Branch Call Number: 950.42 AUS
Characteristics: xviii, 279 pages : illustrations , maps ; 25 cm


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