Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade

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Harcourt, 2008 - Business & Economics - 342 pages
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The former editor in chief of the Economist returns to the territory of his best-selling book The Sun Also Sets to lay out an entirely fresh analysis of the growing rivalry between China, India, and Japan and what it will mean for America, the global economy, and the twenty-first-century world.

Though books such as The World Is Flat and China Shakes the World consider them only as individual actors, Emmott argues that these three political and economic giants are closely intertwined by their fierce competition for influence, markets, resources, and strategic advantage. Rivals explains and explores the ways in which this sometimes bitter rivalry will play out over the next decade—in business, global politics, military competition, and the environment—and reveals the efforts of the United States to manipulate and benefit from this rivalry. Identifying the biggest risks born of these struggles, Rivals also outlines the ways these risks can and should be managed by all of us.

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Review: Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade

User Review  - Ian James - Goodreads

I found the history of the "superpowers" more interesting than his predictions for the future. Chinese animosity towards Japan, with special regard to the Yasukuni Shrine, was especially enlightening. Read full review

Review: Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade

User Review  - Ian - Goodreads

I found the history of the "superpowers" more interesting than his predictions for the future. Chinese animosity towards Japan, with special regard to the Yasukuni Shrine, was especially enlightening. Read full review

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BILL EMMOTT is a writer, speaker and consultant on global affairs, with an expertise in Asia. Until 2006 he was editor in chief of The Economist, where his thirteen-year tenure was marked by many awards. He is the author of six previous books and writes regularly for several international publications. He lives in London and Somerset.

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