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WHEN CHINA RULES THE WORLD: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

British scholar and Guardian columnist Jacques (co-editor: New Times, 1989, etc.) delivers a clear-eyed look at how China's recent modernization will leapfrog Western "superiority."For millennia China existed in a state of "splendid isolation," while the West, namely Britain, adapting many Chinese inventions, embarked on the Industrial Revolution funded by coal reserves and colonial contributions ... Read full review

PACKING THE COURT: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian claims that John Marshall got it spectacularly wrong: "It is emphatically the province and duty of the American people, not of the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court, to say what the Constitution is."The Supreme Court's power and authority date from 1803's Marbury v. Madison, which established it as the final arbiter of any conflict between the law ... Read full review

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