The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order

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Based on the author's seminal article in Foreign Affairs, Samuel P. Huntington's The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order is a provocative and prescient analysis of the state of world politics after the fall of communism. In this

Based on the author's seminal article in Foreign Affairs, Samuel P. Huntington's The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order is a provocative and prescient analysis of the state of world politics after the fall of communism. In this incisive work, the renowned political scientist explains how "civilizations" have replaced nations and ideologies as the driving force in global politics today and offers a brilliant analysis of the current climate and future possibilities of our world's volatile political culture.

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Ha scritto il 16/01/09
Read in conjunction with Friedman
This is a wonderful book, but Huntington puts too little stock in the role of globalization as a tempering force. The result is a gloomier picture than justified. Reading this in conjunction with Friedman's THE WORLD IS FLAT provides a more realist ...Continua
Ha scritto il 04/09/08
I heeded my friend's advice to study the criticisms of this book before actually venturing into its pages. That was good advice.

Nonetheless, if you want to learn of the ongoing conservative American mindset, the book embodies the simplistic w

Nonetheless, if you want to learn of the ongoing conservative American mindset, the book embodies the simplistic way that America legitimizes its aggression against the Islamic and Sinic cultures. ...Continua

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Ha scritto il 03/08/08
Huntington's arbitrary civilisations
Culture is a broad concept with no monolithic definition. It is usually described in terms of the context in which it is examined. Nevertheless, even if it is possible to find agreement on the context, there might still be divergence on the choice of
Ha scritto il 14/12/07
The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
Thought-provoking but controversial as, for some, Huntington's arguments can be and have been manipulated as one of the major contributing factors to all the brutal clashes among nations, religions and ethnicities.
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