The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order

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Penguin Books India, 1997 - Civilization, Modern - 367 pages
An Insightful And Powerful Analysis Of The Forces Driving Global Politics Today And Into The Next Century.

In The Summer Of 1993 Foreign Affairs Published An Article Entitled The Clash Of Civilizations? By Samuel Huntington. No Article, According To The Editors Of That Distinguished Journal, Had Generated More Discussion Since George Kennan S X Article On Containment In The 1940 S. Now, Huntington Expands On His Article, Explores Further The Issues He Raised Then, And Develops Many New Penetrating And Controversial Analyses.

In The Article, He Posed The Question Whether Conflicts Between Civilizations Would Dominate The Future Of World Politics. In The Book, He Gives His Answer, Showing Not Only How Clashes Between Civilizations Are The Greatest Threat To World Peace But Also How An International Order Based On Civilizations Is The Best Safeguard Against War.
 

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I'm aware of just how influential this book has been ever since it was published and I'm also aware of the author's tremendous reputation, but I've never been able to come to a decisive opinion on ... Read full review

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This book made me think. It is interesting that the major part of the text was written in 1996, and seems to be coming to fruition in the last decade (from 2010 and forward based on when I read the book). My big takeaway is the need abolish religions, as they seem to be a root cause of conflict. Read full review

Contents

Tables Figures Maps
11
The New Era in World Politics
19
Civilizations in History and Today
40
A Universal Civilization? Modernization and Westernization
56
Power Culture and Indigenization
81
The Emerging Order of Civilizations
123
Core States Concentric Circles and Civilizational Order
155
Intercivilizational Issues
183
The Global Politics of Civilizations
207
From Transition Wars to Fault Line Wars
246
The Dynamics of Fault Line Wars
266
The Future of Civilizations
299
Notes
323
Index
353
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