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"Lenin once said, 'There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen.' This is one of those times when history has sped up. CNN host ... Fareed Zakaria helps readers to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic consequences that may take years to unfold. Written in the form of ten 'lessons,' covering topics from natural and biological risks to the rise of 'digital life' to an emerging bipolar world order, Zakaria helps readers to begin thinking beyond the immediate effects of COVID-19." -- Provided by publisher.
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Hood River County Library 303.49 ZAK 2020 (Text) 33892100705814 Adult New Books Book None 10/20/2020 Checked out 11/24/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393542134
  • ISBN: 0393542130
  • Physical Description: x, 307 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-307).
Formatted Contents Note:
The bat effect -- Buckle up -- What matters is not the quantity of government but the quality -- Markets are not enough -- People should listen to the experts--and experts should listen to the people -- Life is digital -- Aristotle was right--we are social animals -- Inequality will get worse --- Globalization is not dead -- The world is becoming bipolar -- Sometimes the greatest realists are the idealists -- Nothing is written.
Summary, etc.:
"Lenin once said, 'There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen.' This is one of those times when history has sped up. CNN host ... Fareed Zakaria helps readers to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic consequences that may take years to unfold. Written in the form of ten 'lessons,' covering topics from natural and biological risks to the rise of 'digital life' to an emerging bipolar world order, Zakaria helps readers to begin thinking beyond the immediate effects of COVID-19." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: History, Modern > 21st century.
World politics.
International organization.
International trade.
Information superhighway.
Ethnology.
Equality.
Globalization.
Social phobia.
World health.

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